Surgical Technologist Training
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, out- patient surgery,private scrub for surgeons or private companies. Admission Requirements: High School diploma or GED®, TABE pre-entrance exam, manual dexterity.
This comprehensive program includes:
- Anatomy & Physiology/Pathophysiology/Medical Terminology
- Behavioral Science/Patient Care Concepts
- Fundamental of Surgical Technology
- Surgical Procedures
- Technological Sciences
Upon competition, graduates are eligible to sit for the national certification exam and are provided the opportunity to receive 20 semester hours of credit in Allied Health at YSU.
Graduates Who Got Jobs
Based on graduates from 2017-18 as reported to ACCSC October 2018
Population: Started 22
Graduated 82% (students graduated 18 of the 22 Started)
Employed 83% (graduated 18, employed 15)
Data listed here for the 2016-17 School Year unless otherwise noted.
Our student's CAAHEP/ARC/STSA outcome assessment certification pass ratings were 89%.
The Job Placement Rate percentages for the class was 83%.
The median loan debt incurred by students completing this program was $3,618.
Tuition charged for students who competed the program on-time was $6,365.
Total Hours: 1400
Published weeks: 40
Course Fee: $8000
Application and Testing Fee: $70
Cost of books not included
High School Diploma or GED, TABE pre-enterance exam, manual dexterity
Available to those who qualify.
10 Months: August to June