Program Overview

Anesthesia Technology

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*This program is financial aid eligible.
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.

How to Apply: Program applications are accepted February 1– June 1. View the Admissions Checklist  and Essential Skills form. Use the button below to apply to Durham Tech following the Health Technologies Enrollment Steps. Once prerequisites are completed, apply to the Anesthesia Technology program. The application will be posted here February 1, 2020.

If you have questions about admissions requirements after reviewing the above information, you may contact Anna-Wade Banks, advising specialist.

Next Application Deadline is Jun 01

Estimated Tuition & Fees



Orange County Campus

Credit Hours


Program Stats

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Average Salary

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Average Class Size


Estimated Completion Time

18-19 months

Upcoming Program Events

Current and Upcoming Course Offerings

Course Number Title Credit Hours
ACA-122 College Transfer Success 1
ATC-125 Special Practice Lab 1
ATC-150 Anesthesia Technology Clinical Practice, I 3
ATC-215 Anesthesia Airway Equipment 5
BIO-168 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO-169 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
ENG-112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
PSY-150 General Psychology 3