Area of Study: Surgical Technology
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Science degree in Surgical Technology Program Description
If you are not already an active Tri-C student, you must first apply to the college. If you are interested in more than one health careers program, you must submit a separate health careers application for each program. You may only apply to three programs at one time.
A surgical technologist is an allied health professional who assists the surgeon and assistants by passing instrumentation and supplies during surgical procedures. A surgical technologist may be employed in the surgical department of hospitals and outpatient surgery centers. The program provides a hands-on surgery lab and four semesters of clinical experience to enable students to gain essential surgical skills. Students will be prepared to take the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Examination. The Surgical Technology Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).