Central Sterile Processing Technician

Are you interested in working with medical professionals and contributing to a surgical team? The Central Sterile Processing Technician certificate provides you with the skills, knowledge and qualifications you need to perform all aspects of sterile processing functions with basic surgical instruments in the healthcare workplace.

Earning this certificate makes you eligible for national certification as a Central Sterile Processing Technician.

Coursework includes Human Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology and Infection Control, Decontamination, Sterilization, Surgical Instrumentation Processing and Distribution. In addition, clinical applications are provided to enhance your skills.

Employment Opportunities: Central Sterile Processing Technicians provide essential services to physicians’ offices, clinics, surgical centers and hospitals.


60 hours
10 weeks
Start Dates in Fall, Spring & Summer
Cost: $ 1,600 tuition and textbooks*

*Additional fees:

  • $25 – application fee
  • $50 – registration fee
  • $125 – required CastleBranch account for health clearance (collected in $250 tuition deposit required for enrollment)

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee
  • Official high school transcript or GED
  • Official college transcript (if applicable)