Find an accredited surgical technologist training program at a local medical trade school or online technical college. Listed colleges are all accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.
“Surgical technologists work in the operating room – manipulating and operating the sterilizers, lights, suction machines and diagnostic equipment… Providing the doctors and surgical team with all they need like sterile instruments, gowns, and gloves.”[ref]
Colleges with Surgical Tech Programs
All colleges are not listed here, use the search application to find your local options.
- Northwestern College
- Iowa Central Community College
- Fortis Institute
- Remington College
- Brightwood College
- Florida Career College
- South College
Accelerated, weekend class and hybrid (classroom/online) medical assistant certificate program options are available at most schools.
Surgical Tech Courses
“Programs can take up to two years to complete depending on the type and number of classes you decide to enroll in. Most programs provide the ability to earn an associate’s degree alongside your surgical technician certificate. Schools also require that potential candidates have previously received a high school diploma or its equivalent before the application can be processed.”[ref]