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Surgical Technology Certificate Program Overview


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MassBay’s Surgical Technologies education certificate programs are designed for students who desire a career in an area of healthcare involving the use of instruments to treat bodily injuries, disease and other disorders. The four programs offered provide the student with the theoretical and practical preparation to qualify the successful graduate for entry into the respective professions: Surgical Technology and Central Processing Technology.

Please visit the specific program web pages for more details! Each of our programs offer:


Test Pass Rates Annual Report

The class of August 2019 had a 80.0 pass rate (8/10).
The class of December 2018 had a 80.0 pass rate (8/10).
The class of May 2018 had an 87.5 pass rate (7/8).


A Faculty Dedicated to Your Success:

Our faculty members have excellent educational and professional credentials. They will help you explore theory and practice in real-world situations and also provide hands-on guidance.

Solid Career Pathways:

Demand for graduates of all four programs is projected to increase as health-care becomes more specialized. If you have good judgment, can handle stress, have leadership capability and emotional stability, you can become a part of these exciting careers!


Our programs and classes accommodate both full time students and working adults. Day and evening options. All classes held at MassBay’s easy to reach Framingham campus.


High quality education at a fraction of the cost of other higher education options. Financial aid options are available.

Department Mission:

The mission of MassBay’s Surgical Technologies education programs is to train and educate medical professionals to excel in meeting the needs of the community.

Department Goals:

To educate and train students to provide competent and compassionate healthcare to culturally diverse populations in our local community, and to demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare professionals.


Please attend an upcoming health program information session. Check out the Info Sessions Schedule and sign up today under “Health Science Programs Info Sessions ”.

For further questions, contact:
Richard Clark
Associate Professor
Health Sciences