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BSC program honored with merit award

Posted on 2/3/2014

BSC program honored with merit award

Students in the Surgical Technology program at Bismarck State College achieved a 100 percent pass rate in the most recent Certified Surgical Technologist exam cycle.

BSC received national recognition and a merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting in acknowledgement of student excellence. This is the fifth straight year the Surgical Technology program has earned a 100 percent pass rate.

The Certified Surgical Technologist designation is the foremost credential for surgical technologists in the nation and required for employment at many local, state and national health care organizations. Graduates obtaining national certification demonstrate basic competence for safe patient care in the operating room.

Besides Surgical Technology, BSC offers an array of health programs including Nursing, Medical Laboratory Technician, Paramedic Technology, and Phlebotomy Technician. For more information, visit

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