Do you dream of working in the healthcare field? Are you detail oriented? Are you a team player? If you answered yes to these questions, you might enjoy a career as a Surgical Technologist.
You can earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Surgical Technology through Miller-Motte College in as little as 18 months. Upon successfully completing this program, graduates are eligible to sit for the national certification examination.
Plus, this program is a FlexTrack program. What does this mean for you? You’ll take most of your classes on-campus in a traditional group setting and will complete the rest of your coursework online.
Our campus is ideally located for students in Wilmington, Leland, Carolina Beach, Burgaw, and Hampstead.
We at Miller-Motte College employ instructors who provide excellent Surgical Technologist training. We believe the key to career success lies in combining traditional classroom learning with opportunities to practice skills in real-world environments. Here are a few of the courses you will take as a student in our Surgical Technology program:
For additional information on the courses we offer in our Surgical Technology program, download our Course Catalog.
With all of the changes to the health care system, the country needs medical professionals more than ever. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that demand for Surgical Technologists will grow 30% by the year 2022, making our Surgical Technology program a smart educational choice. After completing your Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology program, you can become a Surgical Technologist.
As a Surgical Technologist, you’ll work with surgeons, nurses, and technicians during operations to ensure that surgeries go the way they’re supposed to. You’ll locate, sterilize and organize the necessary equipment to prepare the operating room before surgeries. During surgeries, you’ll provide the surgeons and nurses with the tools they need, collect samples and transport them to the laboratory. You’ll also help apply bandages to patients and transfer them to the recovery room after operations are completed.
The Miller-Motte College Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org), on the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Surgical Technologists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/surgical-technologists.htm