Surgical Technologist/Surgical Technology


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 helps 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 12 percent. This field is forecast to continue its growth because of advances in technology, contributing to an increase in surgical procedures. Find out more about what a career in surgical technology looks like.
*Source: 2016-2026

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.

*Program length varies by location

Classroom-to-career skills training

Concorde prepares 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


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 diploma program in as few as 12 months. You can complete the associate degree program in as few as 15 months. Please check with an admissions adviser for program length information.

When does the surgical technology program start?

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, this job field is expected to grow by 12 percent through 2026. As surgical technology continues to improve and advance, surgical procedures are increasingly common. For more information on career profiles.

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 offer surgical technology externships?

Concorde incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in its 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.

Do you have an Associate's degree in health care field, which is a pre-requisite for this program?