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Surgical Technology

Achieve an Associate degree in as few as 18 months*


In Surgical Technology you get to work alongside surgeons, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. As a Surgical Technologist, you’ll help prepare operating rooms, equipment, and assist medical professionals during surgeries. Using an understanding of fundamentals and routines for procedures, Surgical Techs help to ensure procedures are performed efficiently and effectively.

Have A Meaningful Impact Through Your Work

The Surgical Tech program focuses on preparing students to learn skills such as sterile field preparation, field maintenance, surgeon assistance, and patient care. The Surgical Technology Associate program is offered at 13 Concorde Career College campuses, including Dallas, North Hollywood, Orlando, and Aurora.

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Do you aspire to a career supporting physicians, nurses, and patients in an exciting, fast-paced work setting? Have you been searching for a surgical technology school near you that offers real-world training to equip you to pursue a career in surgical technology? Then consider Concorde’s Surgical Technology Associate Degree program. *Program length can vary by Location, see specific Campus Catalog for program length
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Surgical Technology

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Curriculum

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.

Classroom-to-career skills training

Concorde prepares you comprehensively for a career in Surgical Technologist through an 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

Career Outlook

Career Outlook

Surgical technology jobs are projected to grow at a faster-than-average rate of 7 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: BLS.gov 2019-2029

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Financial Aid

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 and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation and Licensure

For the campuses of San Diego, Aurora, Jacksonville, Miramar, Tampa, Portland, and Grand Prairie:

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; www.arcstsa.org.

For the Campus of Dallas:

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; www.arcstsa.org. The program has been placed on Probationary Accreditation as of September 20,2019.

For the Campus of San Antonio and Orlando:

The Surgical Technology program is initially accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; www.arcstsa.org.

Accreditation and licensure are an important part of an academic institution’s operation. Visit our Accreditations and Licensure page for more details about our accreditations and licensure.

FAQ

How Long Is The Surgical Technologist Program at Concorde?

You can complete the associate degree program in as few as 18 months. Please check with an admissions adviser for program length information.

When Does Concorde’s Surgical Technologist Program Start?

Contact us to find out when the Surgical Technologist program starts at a Concorde campus location near you.

What is the surgical technologist career outlook?

According to BLS.gov, the surgical technologist job field is projected to grow by 7 percent through 2029. As surgical technology continues to improve and advance, surgical procedures are increasingly common.

Why should I become a surgical technologist?

By becoming a surgical technologist, you will work alongside surgeons and nurses in the operating room, preparing patients for surgery, ensuring that piece of equipment is sterilized and working perfectly, and being ready when the surgical team needs an instrument. No two workdays are the same, and you’ll be at the forefront of new surgical techniques.

Does Concorde Offer Surgical Technologist Clinical Internships?

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

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

For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.

Additional Info

Below you will find campus-specific information about the Surgical Technology program. 

San Diego Campus

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Aurora Campus

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Jacksonville Campus

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Miramar Campus

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Tampa Campus

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Portland Campus

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Grand Prairie Campus

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Dallas Campus

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