ACHIEVE an associate’s degree IN AS FEW AS 13 MONTHS

Are you a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) looking to advance your education to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree? Have you been searching for a school where you can earn that degree quickly and conveniently? Then consider Concorde’s Surgical Technology associate’s degree program.

Advance your education and meet employers’ requirements

Concorde’s Surgical Technology associate’s program is for those Certified Surgical Techs who wish to advance from a diploma to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, which more and more employers are requiring of their Surgical Technologists.

Convenient learning, on your own time schedule

This program is offered 100 percent online, so you can complete coursework on your schedule and work around your busy work and life schedules. Concorde Online uses Canvas™ technology – an online learning management system that makes it easy to stay on track in your education. Our instructors are experienced and seasoned in the online learning environment.

Institutionally accredited

The program is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Career outlook*

Employment of surgical technologists is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016-2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Advances in medical technology have made surgery safer, and more operations are being done to treat a variety of illnesses and injuries.

*Source: 2016-2026

Financial aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid to those who qualify as well as scholarship programs for those who qualify.

Join our family

To learn more about how to get started earning your Associate’s degree in Surgical Technology, request information or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-781-5720.

Opportunity awaits.

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


Online Program 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).

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