Surgical Technologist

A Surgical Technologist works as part of a surgical team as an allied health professional. These technologists ensure that the operating procedures are followed and conducted under optimal sterile and non-sterile conditions. The main responsibilities are phases of patient care in preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative case management.  Surgical Technologists must be able work within the team with little or no supervision and uphold the necessary standards of honesty and moral integrity while displaying a caring attitude with every patient.

Course Content Includes

  • Professional Practices

  • Anatomy & Physiology 

  • The Principles and Practice Course will require considerable laboratory time. Some student visits to the operating room will begin mid-way through the course as an introduction to the operating room (students do not scrub during this rotation).

  • Introduction to Microbiology

  • Introduction to Surgical Technology

  • Principles & Practices of Surgical Technology

  • Medical Terminology

  • Surgical Procedures I & II

  • Clinical Rotation in Surgical Technology I & II

  • Hospital Settings

  • Pharmacology

  • Perioperative Techniques I & II

Time To Complete

  • 12 Months              (900-Hours)

Tuition Cost

  • $7,350

Supply Cost

  • $1,010

Pell Eligible

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Erica Chidester


740-373-2766 Ext. 2018

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Lori Smith


740-373-2766 Ext. 2016

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Classes Are Offered:

Summer Quarter – July 6, 2020

Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Winter Quarter - January 4, 2021

Monday – Thursday 5:30  PM - 9:30 PM

Clinical Hours Vary - Mandatory Two Days

a Week


Certifications Received:


Graduates are eligible to sit for the national

certification (Tech In Surgery -  Certified) with the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) upon successful program completion.  

WorkKeys Assessment

This program has benchmark WorkKeys assessment scores which must be obtained prior to admissions into the program.  Remediation through Aspire or KeyTrain is available for those who do not initially meet the necessary scores.  Click here to learn more.

Contact Information

The Career Center - Adult Technical Training
21740 State Route 676

Marietta, OH 45750

Phone: 740.373.6283

Fax: 740.373.2240

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