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Sterile Processing

at Anoka Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 24
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

The sterile processing certificate program prepares graduates to work in medical facilities that prepare surgical instruments, supplies and equipment necessary for healthcare. This program includes a broad introduction to health sciences, as well as medical language, communication and computers. The program curriculum includes decontamination, preparation, packaging, sterilization, and sterile storage.

Program Locations

  • Anoka Technical College 55303

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Equipment Preparers

  • Median wage: $18.47/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Surgical Technologists

  • Median wage: $24.58/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka Technical College
1355 W. Highway 10 Anoka, MN 55303 Local: (763) 576-4850 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: enrollmentservices@anokatech.edu