As highly-trained and specialized healthcare professionals, Surgical Technologists work alongside doctors and nurses to ensure optimal patient outcomes during surgical procedures. They assist in preparing patients for their surgeries and prepping the operating room for procedures from general surgery to intricate specialties like cardiac, thoracic, neurosurgery, and more. With a range of surgical cases and the use of the most modern medical technology on a daily basis, a career in surgical technology is endlessly interesting.
*Based on active student population, Spring 2021
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Designed and taught by experts in the field, the program will provide you with practical information and hands-on-experience to prepare you for a successful Surgical Technology career. In addition to in-field externships at our premier healthcare partner organizations, you can expect instruction in these areas:
View all degree requirements in the College Catalog.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Due to the on-campus and/or clinical requirements of this program, students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation showing proof of vaccination during the enrollment process.
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Whether you need classes in the morning, in the evening, online, or a combination of all, flexible course scheduling gives you options.
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