Play a Key Role in the Operating Room
- Gain skills for preparing patients, instruments and the operating field for procedures.
- Learn by completing 120 different surgical cases, divided among several types of surgery.
- Complete your degree in as few as 18 months of study.
- Choose your campus: Dallas or Grand Prairie.
Surgical technologists keep the operating room safe and organized. It’s their responsibility to make sure the surgical field is sterile, and to ensure that surgeons and surgical nurses have all the instruments and materials they need.
In Concorde’s surgical technology program, you can gain the skills you need to perform these important functions in the OR. The program combines classroom instruction, practice in the labs and clinical rotations in real-world health care facilities.
Take the Next Step Now
Does surgical technology sound like a career you’d love? Get in touch with Concorde in Dallas or Grand Prairie today to find out if our associate degree program is right for you.
Surgical Technology Degree Curriculum
Our associate degree program equips you to pursue a career as a surgical technologist in as few as 18 months. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to take the National Certifying Examination for Surgical Technologists as sponsored by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).*
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Surgical Technology Theory
- Surgical Technology Lab
- Surgical Procedures
- Surgical Technology Clinical Review
*Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.
Accreditation and Licensure
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 19751 E Mainstreet, Ste 339, Parker, CO, 80138; 303-694-9262; www.arcstsa.org. The program has been placed on Probationary Accreditation as of September 20,2019.