Notice: New Curriculum, Application Date, and Admission Entry for Summer 2024
Application Deadline: November 15th is the priority deadline. Applications will continue to be accepted until class is filled.
Note: All prerequisite academic courses in curriculum be completed prior to program start date.
Program Location: Opelika Campus
Accreditation: The Surgical Technology Program has continuing accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 -113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775. Phone (727) 210-2350.
Degree Earned: Associate in Applied Science in Surgical Technology
Length of Program: Associate in Applied Science: Five semesters (64-73 semester hours) - Ends Spring 2024
Associate in Applied Science: Five semesters (60-69 semester hours) - Begins Summer 2024
Note: Total program hours may vary with optional BIO 103 or BIO 111, 201, 202, and/or additional SUR practicum courses.
Credentials Earned: Students who complete the Surgical Technology program are required to sit for the national certification exam. The exam will be given at Southern Union upon completion of the program.
Surgical Technology Program Application
Surgical Technology AAS Degree Brochure - Ends Spring 2024.
Surgical Technology AAS Degree Brochure - Begins Summer 2024.
Estimated Cost of Fall 2023-24 Degree
Essential Functions for Surgical Technology
Surgical Technology Student 2023-24 Handbook
Surgical Technology Graduation Requirements
Surgical Technology Program Outcomes