How to Apply to Central Sterile Processing
- March 6–July 2: Application available
- July 2: Application deadline
- August 17–December 1: Application available
- December 1: Application deadline
Follow These Steps to Apply to Central Sterile Processing (CSP)
Step 1: Apply to TCC
Apply online with ApplyTCC (use Firefox or Chrome for the best experience).
- Application instructions: How to Apply for Admission
You will get a TCC Student ID number once you are accepted as a student at TCC. You need a TCC Student ID number for your application to CSP.
Step 2: Attend an Information Session
Find out everything you need to know about our program: requirements, courses, costs, and more.
Attending an information session is an application requirement. You will submit your Certificate of Attendance with your application.
Until We Can Host In-Person Sessions
Review the presentation slides and contact us if you have any questions: Central Sterile Processing (CSP) Information Session (PDF)Listen
Health Care Professions Advising Resource Hub
Kimberlyn Moore-Debrossard, Career Advisor
Step 3: Make sure you are eligible to apply
What are the requirements?
For details, go to Selective Admission: Central Sterile Processing.
Step 4: Get current official transcripts
You will need to submit your official college transcripts from all colleges and schools you have attended to the TCC Admissions and Registrar Office.
If you have not attended college or if you will have fewer than 12 college semester hours by the application deadline, you will need to submit your official high school transcript(s).
Contact International Admissions (817-515-1570) at least 8 weeks before the application deadline to schedule an appointment if you have international transcripts.
Step 5: Get 2 letters of reference
You must include 2 letters of reference in your application to our CSP Program.
- 1 personal reference
- 1 professional reference
Step 6: Write a 1-page essay
Tell us about yourself:
- What do you want to accomplish with your CSP degree?
- What are your career goals?
- Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
Step 7: Take an English readiness exam if English is not your first language
If English is not your first language, you will need to take one of the following English readiness exams:
Step 8: Submit your application by the deadline
We will not accept late applications.
Fill out and submit your online application
Have questions about the online application?
Email us at TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu
Be sure to include required supporting materials
- 2 letters of reference
- 1-page essay describing your career goals and why you want to enroll in our CSP program
- Copy of your current active CPR card
- Immunization records
- Information Session Certificate of Attendance
Complete and electronically sign your online application
We will not accept paper applications.
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Updated August 24, 2023