Now Available – the Associate Degree Implementation Policy for Surgical Technology Programs! Visit the policy page of the ARC/STSA website at https://arcstsa.org/policies/
to review the new policy, which is effective August 1, 2022, in conjunction with the new ST Standards and Guidelines.
Surgical technology programs that do not award an associate degree as of August 1, 2022, may apply for a two-year extension of the required implementation date by submitting an Associate Degree Extension Form. The Associate Degree Extension Form will be posted on the ARC/STSA website by May 1, 2022, and may be submitted between May 1 and July 31, 2022.