Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market

Graduation Requirements

Students must apply for graduation regardless if they are participating in the college ceremony.  All courses required within the Curriculum must be passed with a “C” or better to graduate.

All graduates must sit for the National Board Examination Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) given through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), to official complete the Surgical Technology Program.

Once a student successfully passes this examination, he/she will earn the credential of CST after their name.