Central Sterile Processing Technology


The mission of the Central Sterile Processing Technology program is to provide an educational experience through cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) designed to produce central sterile processing technicians at the entry-level position and successfully prepared to take the national certification exam.

The course will train individuals to perform and participate in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.

The program provides the qualified and motivated applicant with experiences in a learner-centered environment that is supportive and responsive to their individual needs. 

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:45 AM to 2:30 PM


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 8 Months
Clock Hours 864
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $2,906.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $590.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Central Sterile Processing Technician864Certificate

Prospective students must meet all requirements below in order to enroll into the Central Sterile Processing course:

Students are subject to drug screening, criminal background checks, and more stringent vaccination requirements based upon clinical affiliation agreements.

Campus Locations

Murfreesboro Campus (Main)
1303 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129


Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician


Scarlet Massey
615-898-8010 Ext.147

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