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Sterile Processing
Technician School

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Online Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Certification

Online Sterile Processing Technician Certification

Training as a Sterile Processing Technician will show you how to decontaminate, assemble, inspect, package and sterilize reusable surgical instruments in a medical or surgical facility - that are crucial for patient safety. Learn all about sterilization and the required documentation and prepare yourself for a great career in as little as four months with this online Sterile Processing Technician certification training class. The U.S. Department of Labor projects 8% growth, from 2020 to 2030, for Sterile Processing Technician careers.*

Online Sterile Processing Certificate

Growth Potential & Career Opportunities

  • Earn up to $38,220 a year!*
  • Work full-time or part-time
  • Work for hospitals, surgery centers, dentists and more
  • Be a part of the secure, growing healthcare industry
  • The U.S. Department of Labor projects 8% growth, from 2020 to 2030, for Sterile Processing Technician careers.*


Upon graduation from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. U.S. Career Institute’s Sterile Processing Technician program prepares you to sit for the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification exam through the HSPA (Healthcare Sterile Processing Association). Included with our Sterile Processing Technician program, we cover the cost of your CRCST Certification exam fees – a $150 value!† When sterilization, inspection and documentation are critical, certification gives employers confidence in your sterile processing skills. Find out more about the certification here

CRCST certification from HSPA requires that you pass the certification exam and complete 400 hours of hands-on experience in a Central Service department. These hours can be completed before testing or within 6 months of passing the exam. Please note that you are responsible for obtaining the 400 hours of hands-on experience once you finish our Sterile Processing Technician course.

USCI Career Coach Program

We invest in you-up to $400 Value**

After completing your certificate course, our Career Coach Program is Online Electronic Medical Records Cerfication an included benefit that will give you one-on-one access to a Career Coach Advisor. Our course and Career Coach Program can prepare you with the skills needed to help you start your new career. Read about the program's requirements and guidelines in the Career Coach Program Outline.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Healthcare Support Occupations – Medical Equipment Preparers, on the internet at (visited June 1, 2022). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country
**Value depends on graduates’ use of services available to them.
† Provided in form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt issued by the HSPA, has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for $150 towards the cost of CRCST certification exam.