Surgical Technology

   Program Description

The Surgical Technology program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in the surgical field. The Surgical Technology Degree program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in Surgical Technology. Graduates of the program receive a Surgical Technology degree and are qualified for employment as surgical technologists. The National Certification exam is given prior to graduation. Students that pass the national certification exam will earn the credential Certified Surgical Technologist (CST). The Surgical Technology department reported a 100% pass rate for the certification exam on its last annual accreditation report.

   Program Advisors

Dr. Deanne Collins

Dean of Allied Health Allied Health
Work Phone: 770-533-7000 Ext: 6924