About this course
Surgical technologists are an integral part of the team providing care to surgical patients. Surgical technologists work under the direction of a surgeon and facilitate the surgical procedure by preparing and providing the necessary instrumentation and supplies anticipated for the surgery.
Surgical technology students are provided a curriculum that combines a heavy focus on human anatomy and disease, microbiology, surgical procedures, surgical tools and technologies to enable them to graduate with entry-level knowledge and competencies. Students gain experience and have exposure to the latest cutting-edge surgical technologies.
- Official high school transcript verifying graduation or equivalent (may be waived for college graduates upon request).
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended with a combined cumulative GPA of at least a 2.0.
*Applicants must attend an information session and complete a locally administered and timed assessment test. Official SAT or ACT test score report with a minimum 900 (SAT) and 19 (ACT) may be substituted. Copies of official score reports and scores reported on an official transcript will be accepted. (may be waived for college graduates upon request). For the SAT, only the critical reading and math scores are considered in calculating the minimum requirement.
English Language Requirements:
- (TOEFL) score of 213 or above (computer), 83 or above (iBT: internet-based), or 550 or above (written exam).