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Kimberly Stack
Director/Clinical Coordinator
OCC, room 108B
919-536-7200, ext. 4222

Admissions Questions

Theodore Johnson
Admissions Counselor
919-536-7200, ext. 1119

* 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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Learn more about the Anesthesia Technology profession and the Durham Tech program (PDF) in this presentation.

How to Apply

Program applications are accepted February 1– June 1.

Before you Apply

Students are required to attend an information session before applying (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 Tech Students then Steps to Apply.

Apply to the Anesthesia Technology Program

Apply to the Anesthesia Technology program using the program application form. Submit program applications electronically to Admissions, Registration, and Records (not Health and Wellness). Drop off locations are also listed on the Electronic Document Submission web page.

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

Short Term

(12 months or less)

Long Term

(More than 12 months)

University Transfer