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* This program is financial aid eligible.

Anesthesia Technology

Long Term

The Anesthesia Technology program prepares students to work as a vital member of the Anesthesia Care Team. The anesthesia technologist provides safe care at the direction of the anesthesia provider in the care of patients undergoing anesthesia.

Students will become proficient in fundamentals and advanced skills in the acquisition, preparation, and application of various types of equipment required for the delivery of anesthesia care. Graduates are eligible to complete the Certified Anesthesia Technologists credentialing process through the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT). Employment opportunities are available in hospitals, surgical centers, imaging, emergency departments, dental suites, and ambulatory care centers.

The Anesthesia Technology program at Durham Tech is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Anesthesia Technologist Education (CoA-ATE).

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How to Apply

Program applications are accepted until June 1.

Before you Apply

Students are required to attend an information session before applying (also see Upcoming Events below).

View the Admissions Checklist and Essential Skills form.

Apply to the College

New students who are not currently enrolled at Durham Tech should apply to the College using the Health and Wellness Enrollment Steps.

Apply to the Anesthesia Technology Program

Prerequisites must be completed before applying to the program. Review the Admissions Checklist. Apply to the Anesthesia Technology program during the application period using the online Health and Wellness Admissions Application.

Estimated Tuition & Fees


Degree Type

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)


Orange County Campus

Credit Hours


First-Semester Courses

Course Number Title Credit Hours
ACA-122 College Transfer Success 1
ATC-110 Introduction to Anesthesia Technology 3
ATC-112 Anesthesia Pharmacology 3
BIO-168 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3

Suggested Paths

Long Term

(More than 12 months)

University Transfer