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Career Area: Health Sciences
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-512-1
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230
Surgical Technology students in surgery

Surgical Technology Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Surgical Technician
Surgical Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technologist
Certified Surgical Technologist
OB Technician

Average Median Wage


Surgical Technology Programs

This program provides classroom instruction, laboratory practice and hospital experience to prepare students to function in the surgical setting. Graduates are qualified to apply the principles of asepsis in providing patient care, provide a safe environment for the surgical patient, function under all aspects of surgical techniques, demonstrate proper preparation and specific use of equipment and supplies used for surgical procedures, differentiate sterilization methods for special equipment and instruments necessary for special surgical procedures, work as a team member, demonstrate awareness of the step-by-step procedure for specific surgical procedures and demonstrate a code of professional behavior. Graduates of the program may also apply their skills in related areas such as delivery room, emergency room and veterinary surgical practice.

Surgical Technology Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Blackhawk Surgical Technology at Blackhawk
Gateway Surgical Technology at Gateway
Milwaukee Area Surgical Technology at Milwaukee Area
Moraine Park Surgical Technology at Moraine Park
Waukesha County Surgical Technology at Waukesha County
Western Surgical Technology at Western