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Accredited Colleges Offering Surgical Technician Degrees

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A career as a surgical technician is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in working in the medical field and offering direct support to doctors, nurses, and patients. They are primarily responsible for ensuring patient safety by properly sterilizing instruments and making sure doctors are adequately equipped for complex procedures. Surgical technicians work as part of the operating room team during patient surgeries and have a wide range of duties before, during, and after surgery.

Before surgeries, surgical technicians are responsible for preparing the operating room and setting up all the necessary sterilized equipment that the doctors and nurses will use. Surgical technicians must have a working knowledge of the many tools that may be needed, as they are responsible for ensuring that they are working properly before the procedure begins. They also have direct interaction with patients, preparing them for surgery by cleaning incision sites, checking their vital statistics, and physically moving them into the operating room.

During surgery, technicians offer general support to doctors and nurses and may be asked to complete any number of tasks, from disposing used medical equipment to running samples to laboratories for testing. After surgery, technicians transfer patients to recovery rooms and prepare the operating room to be used for the next surgery.

This position can be fairly demanding because of the number of duties surgical technicians are responsible for. They spend many hours on their feet, and their work environment can become quite stressful. However, jobs in this field are expected to grow much faster than the average, so committed technicians should have little trouble finding work. Salaries vary depending on work experience and education, but highly skilled surgical technicians can earn salaries of $50,000 a year.

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Accredited Colleges Offering Surgical Technician Degrees
Partner Colleges ? Annual Tuition ? Recommend Rate
Partner Colleges
Swedish Institute Annual Tuition $13,372 Recommend Rate 50% (4 reviews)
5 Programs, 1 in Surgical Technician (view all)
Campuses: New York
  • Surgical Technologist
San Joaquin Valley College Annual Tuition $13,620 - $28,825 Recommend Rate 25% (4 reviews)
24 Programs, 1 in Surgical Technician (view all)
Campuses: Hesperia, Bakersfield, Rancho Cordova, Hanford, ...
  • Surgical Technology - Associate's
Berkeley College Annual Tuition $23,100 Recommend Rate 0% (1 review)
37 Programs, 2 in Surgical Technician (view all)
Campuses: Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson), Newark, Woodbridge, Paramus, ...
  • AAS, Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Processing Technician
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Abcott Institute
Campuses: Southfield
Annual Tuition $9,000 Recommend Rate Add Review
Advanced College
Campuses: South Gate
Annual Tuition $28,868 Recommend Rate Add Review
Aiken Technical College
Campuses: Graniteville
Annual Tuition $9,630 Recommend Rate Add Review
Aims Community College
Campuses: Greeley
Annual Tuition $10,424 Recommend Rate 100% (10 reviews)
Albany Technical College
Campuses: Albany
Annual Tuition $4,574 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allied College
Campuses: Fenton, Maryland Heights
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 15% (13 reviews)
Allied Health Careers Branch
Campuses: Austin
Annual Tuition $23,096 Recommend Rate 0% (1 review)
Amarillo College
Campuses: Amarillo, Dumas, Hereford
Annual Tuition $4,362 Recommend Rate Add Review
American Career College
Campuses: Los Angeles, Anaheim, Ontario, Long Beach
Annual Tuition $34,450 - $34,950 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
American College of Healthcare
Campuses: Riverside, Huntington Park
Annual Tuition $16,135 - $16,553 Recommend Rate 33% (3 reviews)
American National University
Campuses: Salem
Annual Tuition $11,550 Recommend Rate 67% (3 reviews)
American Professional Institute
Campuses: Macon, Milledgeville, Gainesville, Decatur, ...
Annual Tuition $15,000 Recommend Rate Add Review
Angelina College
Campuses: Lufkin
Annual Tuition $4,560 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anne Arundel Community College
Campuses: Arnold
Annual Tuition $11,400 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anoka Technical College
Campuses: Anoka
Annual Tuition $5,590 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arkansas State University-Newport
Campuses: Newport, Marked Tree, Jonesboro
Annual Tuition $5,266 Recommend Rate Add Review
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Campuses: Asheville, Candler, Marshall
Annual Tuition $7,119 Recommend Rate 100% (2 reviews)
Ashland Community and Technical College
Campuses: Ashland
Annual Tuition $12,096 Recommend Rate Add Review
Athens Technical College
Campuses: Athens
Annual Tuition $4,566 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Atlanta Technical College
Campuses: Atlanta
Annual Tuition $4,584 Recommend Rate Add Review
Augusta Technical College
Campuses: Augusta, Grovetown, Thomson, Waynesboro
Annual Tuition $4,538 Recommend Rate Add Review
Austin Community College District
Campuses: Austin, Cedar Park, Round Rock
Annual Tuition $9,870 Recommend Rate 75% (12 reviews)
Autry Technology Center
Campuses: Enid
Annual Tuition $3,270 Recommend Rate Add Review
Baker College
Campuses: Cadillac, West Branch, Fremont, Cass City, ...
Annual Tuition $8,100 Recommend Rate 0% (3 reviews)
Baker College of Allen Park
Campuses: Allen Park
Annual Tuition $8,100 Recommend Rate 0% (3 reviews)
Baltimore City Community College
Campuses: Baltimore
Annual Tuition $5,380 Recommend Rate Add Review
Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock
Campuses: Little Rock
Annual Tuition $7,804 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Baptist Health System School of Health Professions
Campuses: San Antonio
Annual Tuition $13,180 Recommend Rate Add Review
Bellingham Technical College
Campuses: Bellingham
Annual Tuition $11,557 Recommend Rate Add Review
Bergen Community College
Campuses: Paramus
Annual Tuition $7,854 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)

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