Surgical Technology

Surgical Technology

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

Health Sciences

This program is part of the

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Center of Excellence


The Health Sciences Center of Excellence is a leading health science community college in the nation and the only one of its kind residing in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center.

Degrees and Certificates

Program Information

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.

Admission Steps

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Program Outcomes

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


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Jerilyn Garcia

Surgical Technology