Mission: To provide students with the opportunity to obtain the knowledge and skills to become employed as surgical technologists and become contributing members of the health care team.
Goal: To provide students with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to gain employment as surgical technologists and become contributing members of the health care team. This will be accomplished by (1) preparing competent graduates in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains, and (2) meeting or exceeding the criteria set forth in the current Standards and Guidelines for an Accredited Educational Program in Surgical Technology.
View Specific Programs and Course Requirements Below:
Surgical Technology is an exciting profession where the work environment is both intense
and dynamic. The Surgical Technologist is an integral part of the surgical team. A
vital role of the technologist is to maintain aseptic techniques and sterile conditions
prior to and during surgery to minimize the risk of infection to the patient. The
surgical technologist may also assume some patient care responsibilities. Full-time
students in this program enroll in three to six courses per term which average 26-36
class hours per week or 12-19 credit hours per term.
Admissions packet due dates are posted under Application Process section of this website.