Meridian Institute Of Surgical Assisting
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) as a post-secondary institution. THEC has authorized Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting for 28 semester credit hours leading to a certificate of completion. Meridian’s faculty, instructors and staff are authorized by THEC in their respective positions.
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting is excited to announce our SFA Online Program — the largest online Surgical First Assistant program in the United States — is now accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP). This accreditation was made upon the recommendation of the Subcommittee on Accreditation for Surgical Assistants (SASA).
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code. This does not preclude any student from Texas from enrolling in our program and being eligible for the national certification exam.