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Surgical Technology Program

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Surgical Technology Program

The primary functions of a surgical technologist are to assist the surgeon and operating team, maintain the sterile field, and pass instruments. A surgical technologist can work in a hospital, outpatient surgery, private scrub for surgeons, or private companies. 

Additional program requirements include passing a random drug test, completing a physical exam with a record of required immunizations before assignment to clinical sites, and the ability to withstand the physical rigors of the program. A fair but strict attendance policy is enforced during the 10-month program.

This comprehensive program includes:

  • Anatomy & Physiology/Pathophysiology/Medical Terminology
  • Anesthesia
  • Behavioral Science/Patient Care Concepts
  • Fundamentals of Surgical Technology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Technological Sciences

Upon competition, graduates are eligible to sit for the national certification exam. College credits may apply directly to advance your education. Check with your university or college.

Data listed here for the 2019-20 School Year unless otherwise noted.

Our student's CAAHEP/ARC/STSA outcome assessment certification pass ratings were 80%.

The Job Placement Rate percentage for the class was 100%.

The median loan debt incurred by students completing this program was $3,700.

Tuition charged for students who completed the program on time was $7,365. (not including fees) 

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

ACCSC: 2101 Wilson Blvd Ste 302, Arlington, VA 22201

CAAHEP: 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709 Seminole, FL 33775

“The Choffin Career and Technical Center Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Accrediting Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.


Total Hours: 1400

Published weeks: 40

Months: August to June

Days: Mon-Fri

Times: 7:30am-3:30pm

Clinical Hours (start and end times) will vary depending on the clinical site.


Tuition: $12599.00

Additional Fees:: $1327.00

Total Cost: $13926.00

Estimated out of pocket costs: $910.00

Additional fees may incur for vaccinations if you can not provide documentation of required vaccinations as well as other unforeseen fees due to licensing changes.

Program Prerequisites:

High School Diploma or high school equivalency, Pre-entrance testing, interview, manual dexterity, background checks, vaccinations, and drug screenings during the course of the program.

Financial Assistance

All courses over 600 hours are eligible for Federal and State Financial aid programs.

Financial Aid Info

Available to those who qualify

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