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Central Sterile Processing (NYCT) Program   

BMCC’s 16-week Sterile Processing Technician Certificate Program is designed to present the basic concepts and principles for developing skills and competencies required for infection prevention and control in the sterile processing department in a health care facility. This course will offer knowledge in cleaning, disinfecting, decontamination, sterilization, Standard precautions, and Universal precautions.  Writing assignments as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course. The 8-week lab portion will allow the student to practice the theory offered in lecture.  The 8-week clinical portion will allow the student to gain experience in the hospital setting arrangements made through BMCC's healthcare partners.


Students served: This program is designed for allied health professionals desiring a career in sterile processing in a health care environment.  The student completing this course will develop the entry-level knowledge and skills necessary to function as a Sterile Processing Technologist. 


Successful completion of this program will earn students a BMCC Certificate of Completion and prepare you to sit for the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Examination (with Provisional Certification).  


Certification - Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (


Note: HSPA requires 400 internship hours to satisfy full CRCST Certification.  Students will be responsible to secure their own Internships.


How long will the program take to complete:

3-4 months


Skills learned in each course:

Infection Control

Tray Assembly



Tuition Cost:



Need Tuition Assistance?

You may be eligible for Tuition Assistance for this course! Click here to learn more about scholarship opportunities.


  • Central Sterile Processing Program - NYCT Scholarship
  • Tuition: $1,995.00
    Item Number: WS24Ste012
    Dates: 5/13/2024 - 8/29/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Days: M Tu W Th
    Sessions: 58
    Location: BMCC - 199 Chamber St
    Room: S712
    Instructor: Mark Brown
    REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. This class is already in session.

    Additional hours will be required for Professional Development.


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Center for Continuing Education & Workforce Development
25 Broadway 8th Fl, New York, NY 10004
(212) 346-8410