Surgical Technology

Associate in Applied Science
Career Degree
Cost
$14,904*

Apply lab skills to the real world

Prepares students to work as surgical technologists

It takes empathy, compassion and an acute attention to detail to provide superior patient care. You can make it happen with an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Surgical Technology. Position yourself for advancement with coursework, real-world training and a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) national certification.

In this accredited program, you will learn from experienced instructors through hands-on labs and lectures in small class sizes.

What can you do with an A.A.S. in Surgical Technology?

The A.A.S. degree in surgical technology prepares you to start a career as an entry-level surgical technologist or continue your education in a related field such as biology or as a certified surgical first assistant.

Graduates of the program are qualified to take the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Examination given by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).


Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
CAAHEP
9355 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Phone: (727) 210-2350
Fax: (727) 210-2354
www.caahep.org


Admission: More needed

Get started with our Surgical Technology program using these steps:

  1. Apply at CLC and meet prerequisites.
  2. Submit the Screening Form (PDF).
  3. Meet the minimum selection criteria based on student records.

Screening deadline: First Wednesday of March

Your College & Career Navigator (CCN) will guide you through the onboarding process.

Learn more about this limited-enrollment program.

For the Fall 2024 cohort, admission will be on a rolling basis up until the start of the semester. Eligible students can submit a screening form to srg-admissions@clcillinois.edu.

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Career Outlook

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Your College & Career Navigator (CCN) is your "go-to person" ready to help you get started at CLC.

Your CCN guides you through the admission process, helps you choose your academic program, enroll in classes and connect you with resources.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.


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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    BIO 123 4
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 123
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    BIO 111 4
    HIT 111 3
    ENG 120 3
    HUM 127 3
    • Course Code BIO 111
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HIT 111
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 120
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 127
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CMM 123 3
    PSY 121 3
    SRG 119 2
    • Course Code CMM 123
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SRG 119
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    SRG 110 6
    SRG 111 7
    • Course Code SRG 110
      Course Title
      Credits 6
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SRG 111
      Course Title
      Credits 7
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    SRG 112 6
    SRG 113 6
    SRG 117 3
    • Course Code SRG 112
      Course Title
      Credits 6
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SRG 113
      Course Title
      Credits 6
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SRG 117
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    SRG 114 3
    SRG 115 3
    SRG 120 2
    • Course Code SRG 114
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SRG 115
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SRG 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

63


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