Surgical Technology
Major Code: 462A

Certificate of Achievement

This certificate program prepares individuals for entry-level employment as surgical technologists. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), on recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

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.