The 12-month Surgical Technology Program is designed for individuals interested in caring for the surgical patient.
AWARD TYPES: Associate of Applied Science, Certificate Level 1, Occupational Skills Award
AREA OF STUDY: Health Sciences
Degrees and Certificates
Allied Health - Surgical Technology Track - AAS
Associate of applied science
Surgical Technology - Accelerated Alternative Delivery (AAD) - Occupational Skills Award
Occupational Skills Award
Surgical Technology Certificate Level 1
Certificate Level 1
A Career in Surgical Technology
A Surgical Technologist, a member of the surgical team in an operating room, assists in delivering patient care before, during and following surgery. Applying the principles of sterile techniques, the Surgical Technology prepares and knows specific uses of equipment, supplies and the numerous instruments required for all types of surgical procedures.
The Surgical Technology Program is for the person who seeks a challenging, diverse and fast-paced health career that offers a vast range of employment opportunities.
Congratulations to our recent graduates certification pass rate for 2015 is 89%.
There are 1,845 Surgical Technologists employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 17.6% over the next four years.
- The estimated annual job openings is 112 jobs a year.
- Median Wages - $22.87 hourly, $48,000 annually