Surgical Technology
Major Code: 462A

Certificate of Achievement

This certificate program prepares individuals for entry-level employment as surgical technologists. The program provides students with a foundation in the basic sciences and subjects unique to the perioperative setting. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

Fall Semester15

  • BIO250 Microbiology4
  • BIO260 Human Structure and Function4
  • HIT105 Medical Terms for Health Occupations1
  • SUR100 Principles of Surgical Tech. +4
  • SUR110 Surgical Pharmacology +2

Spring Semester12

  • COM125 Communication Strategies for Healthcare Careers2
  • SUR120 Instrumentation and Practices Common to Surgical Procedures +5
  • SUR150 Health Problems and Surgical Procedures I +2
  • SUR151 Surgical Tech Externship I +3

Summer Semester5.5

  • SUR200 Health Problems and Surgical Procedures II +2
  • SUR201 Surgical Tech Externship II +3
  • SUR220 Seminar in Surgical Tech. +0.5

Program Total32.5


+ Program admission required for enrollment.

Major course shown in color requires minimum grade of C.