Surgical Technology (Degree)
Achieve an Associate degree in as few as 18 months*
This program is currently closed to enrollments.
Surgical Technology (Degree) Mission Statement
The program provides students the opportunity, along with their occupational skills, to develop essential basic skills for continued learning and career development through general education courses that include: mathematics; written, verbal, and nonverbal communications; interpersonal skills; critical thinking; the sciences; and the humanities.
Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes
The program includes general education courses covering mathematics, written, verbal, and nonverbal communications; interpersonal skills; critical thinking; the sciences; and the humanities. Learning objectives include achievement of sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical skills in aseptic technique, operating room environmental safety, equipment setup, instrumentation, preparing medications, and directly assisting in three phases of surgical patient care: preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative.