How to Apply to Surgical Services Program

Thank you for your interest in the nine-month Associate Degree Surgical Services Program. Classes begin each August, with an application deadline of March 15. For questions about the program or assitance with the application process, contact a Health Sciences Advisor at 321-433-7575 or

Applicants are evaluated for admission based on the program's Selection Criteria. For selection, you MUST satisfy entrance requirements. The application to the Surgical Services Program consists of the following steps:

Applying to Surgical Services

Complete Online Application for Surgical Technology Program

Complete the online application for Surgical Services and submit it no later than March 15th. There is $25 non-refundable fee for this application that must be paid online or at the cashier's office no later than the application deadline. (Students who have never attended EFSC or who need to readmit to the college must complete the general EFSC admissions application prior to applying to the Surgical Services program.)

An UNOFFICIAL copy of every college transcript is required to be submitted to the health sciences admissions office with the program application by the deadline. Unofficial EFSC transcripts can be accessed at Please see Selection Criteria for additional application material required.

Submit Health Experience Form

Complete Application Files by March 15th

On the day following the application deadline, application files will be sent to the Admissions Committee for consideration. Once the file is sent to the committee, it will be closed to additional information. Incomplete files will not be considered for program admission. All applicants will be notified by mail of their status in the program.

A file that is ready for the Surgical Services Admissions Committee review (submitted to the Health Sciences office on the Melbourne Campus, Building 15, Room 101) must contain:

  • Application to the Surgical Services Program.
  • An unofficial copy of EFSC transcript  (plus this transcript request form if you attended other colleges)
  • Proof of work experience (if applicable) with written verification.
  • Proof of Health Sciences educational experience substantiated by transcript or certificate.
  • If, at application deadline, students are enrolled in a pre-requisite course, ask the instructor to send written notification of the current midterm status.
  • Proof of Observation