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Surgical Technologist/ Surgical Technology

ACHIEVE A NEW CAREER IN AS FEW AS 12 MONTHS

Do you aspire to a career supporting physicians, nurses and patients in an exciting, fast-paced work setting? Have you been searching for surgical tech schools that offer real-world training to equip you to pursue a career as a surgical technician? Then consider Concorde Career College’s surgical technology program.

Have a meaningful impact through your work

The surgical technology program at Concorde can help you achieve your career aspirations while also serving your family and community through your dedicated service to improving health care in your community on the front lines of surgical support.

Career-driven curriculum

Concorde puts you in the center of the surgical tech field through coursework and hands-on learning experiences that challenge you as you would be challenged in a real-world work setting in this field.

Career outlook

Surgical tech jobs are projected to grow at a higher-than-average rate of 30%. This field is forecasted to continue its growth because of advances in surgery technology, contributing to an increase in surgical procedures. The surgical tech salary in 2012 was $41,790; however, this varies depending on region.* 
*Source: BLS.gov

Financial aid

Concorde Career College wants to help you achieve your personal goals. Part of our commitment to you is ensuring you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in determining your eligibility for and pursuing financial aid resources. Financial aid is available to those who qualify, and scholarship programs are also offered by Concorde for those who qualify.

Join our family

To learn more about how to get started earning your surgical technician diploma or degree, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

Classroom-to-career skills training

Concorde can prepare you comprehensively for a career in surgical technology through emphasis on the following critical skills and knowledge:

  • Patient care
  • Sterile field preparation
  • Passing instruments, supplies and equipment to surgeons
  • Surgical field maintenance
  • Surgeon assistance

Where can a surgical tech work?

Surgical techs are in demand in a variety of job settings, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Ambulatory surgery centers
  • Satellite surgery centers
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Laser centers

Accreditation

Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

*Memphis campus is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the surgical technology program?

You can complete the surgical technician program in as few as 12 months. The associate degree program may take longer to complete.

When does the surgical technology program start?

Click here, or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the surgical technologist career outlook?

According to BLS.gov, this job field is expected to grow by 30% through 2022. As surgical technology continues to improve and advance, surgical procedures are increasingly common. For more information on career outlooks, click here.

Why should I become a surgical technologist?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction can be high as you nurture the health of others on a daily basis. You can achieve your dreams of serving a critical role on the front lines of patient care in a variety of job settings.

Does Concorde have online surgical technology programs?

No, but we offer our surgical technology program at a variety of campus locations throughout the country.

Does Concorde offer surgical technology externships?

No, Concorde does not offer externship opportunities in this area at this time, but we do incorporate real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in our programs.

How much is tuition for Concorde’s surgical technology programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see our program disclosures, or call 1-800-693-7010.