Surgical Technology

Fall Festival Open House

Waubonsee Food Truck

Enjoy food truck treats and learn more about our health care programs while touring our renovated Aurora Fox Valley Campus on Nov. 4.


Learn more about the program from students, faculty and alumni.
Learn more about the program from students, faculty and alumni.
Waubonsee's surgical technology program is offered in the afternoons and evenings at the Aurora Fox Valley Campus, with required externships held in the morning. Our graduates are competent as entry-level technologists, qualified to provide services in surgical areas, sterile processing departments, ambulatory care and other facilities, and are eligible to take the national certification exam.

Surgical Technology Program Receives National Recognition

Waubonsee Community College’s Surgical Technology Program recently received recognition by the Board of Directors of the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for achieving at least a 90 percent graduate pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam cycle for August 2015 through July 2016. — Read More

The Surgical Technology program at Waubonsee Community College has an average retention rate of 80% for the past five years, and there are a number of support services available to students so that they can successfully complete the program.