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Surgical Technologist

Achieve an Associate degree in as few as 18 months*

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

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 at our Tampa campus.

Program Overview

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 Tampa today to find out if our associate degree program is right for you.

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Have an Associate Degree in Healthcare?
Currently Licensed Dental Hygienist?
Currently a Licensed Surgical Technologist?
Currently a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Currently a LDA or RDA?



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

Career Outlook

As demand for health care rises, so should the number of surgical procedures. That likely means more job openings for surgical technologists.

7% National Job Growth projected from 2019-2029

15% Job Growth in Florida projected from 2018-2028



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

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;, 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;*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.