This program provides individuals with education in Sterile Processing using the guidelines established by the Certification Board of Sterile Processing and Distribution. The course is comprised of both clinical and classroom education, for a total of ten days over a 3-5 week period. Upon completion of the program, the student receives a Certificate of completion providing eligibility to sit for the Sterile Processing Technician certification examination.

2014 Class Dates Days Times Application Deadline
February 4—Feb 25 Tues, Wed, Fri 3:00 pm—8:00 pm November 30, 2013
March 25 — April 15 Tues, Wed, Fri 9:00 am—2:00 pm January 24, 2014
May 20 — June 11 Tue, Wed, Fri 9:00 am—2:00 pm March 28, 2014
July 7 — July 28 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am—2:00 pm May 16, 2014
*Class days and times are subject to change

Sterile Processing Application

Only complete applications will be reviewed for admission. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the Admissions Office has received all required application materials. We will confirm receipt of your application. You may obtain an application and reference forms at the School of Nursing or by downloading them from here: Application Form  /  Reference Form.

Your application packet should include:
  • Completed application form
  • 1½ x 2” recent color photo
  • Official (sealed) high school transcript or equivalent.
  • Proof of United States Citizenship or Current Permanent Resident Card
  • 2 Professional References
  • Short Essay (up to 150 words) on why you would like to be in the program
  • $50.00 non-refundable application fee

Applicants must provide an official high school graduation transcript or an official high school equivalency certificate (G.E.D). Records from secondary schools outside the United States must be accompanied by an original document of U.S. equivalency from an approved translating agency. Verification of dates and discharge status are required of applicants who have served in the military.

The Admissions Committee selects applicants for admission after thoroughly reviewing the applicant's file. The Faculty and Administration of the School reserve the right to refuse admission to an applicant if it is felt to be in the best interest of the School or the applicant.

Tuition and Fees

2014 Tuition and Fees

A $50.00 non-refundable application fee must be submitted with your application.

Drug Screen
Background Check

Health Requirements..varies*

Students selected for admission must send a non-refundable tuition deposit of $150.00 within one week of the postmarked acceptance letter. This fee will be applied towards the tuition and will reserve your place in the class. Tuition balance is due prior to the start of class.

Tuition may be paid by major credit card, cash, money order or certified check.

Program fees are estimated.

*based upon individual health records


Certification Board of Sterile Processing & Distribution
148 Main Street, Suite C-1 Lebanon, NJ 08833

State of Connecticut
Executive Director of the Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education
61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105-2326

Please contact the Program Coordinator for more information.