Surgical Technology

If you work well under pressure, consider working in hands-on patient care in a fast-paced hospital environment. Essential surgical technologists assist surgeons and work with nurses, anesthesiologists, and other hospital staff to care for patients during surgery.


 Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The AAS degree allows you to take the national CST certification exam for immediate surgical technologist employment opportunities. You’ll also earn credits toward a higher degree.

60 credit hours

Program Info

 Central Campus

Serving students in Southeast Houston, Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Clear Lake, Webster, Kemah, Seabrook, and surrounding communities.

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The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Upon receiving the AAS degree, the graduate is eligible to take the National Certification exam by the National Board of Surgical Technologists and Surgical Assistants. The state of Texas requires all surgical technologists to be certified.

Application Information and Deadlines

  Program Application

Approximate Program Costs

See Estimated Program Costs PDF.

Information Sessions

Information sessions are mandatory. See: Information Sessions for Spring Entry, 2022 details PDF for dates and times.