Surgical Technology

The Surgical Technology program provides the technical and educational experiences that prepare graduates for entry-level positions as surgical technologists and to sit for the national certification examination sponsored by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Courses provide classroom, lab and clinical rotations to prepare graduates for entry-level positions as surgical technologists.

Program Equity Information


Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Surgical Technology
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Contact Us

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

Rosemary Laws

254-298-8651
rosemary.laws@templejc.edu


Program Information

 Accreditation

The Surgical Technology program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs .

Application Procedure

The Surgical Technology Program commences in the spring semester each year. The “on-campus” commitment is full-time for one year, Monday thru Thursday 8 hr/day.

  1. Attend an information session.
  2. Complete the Temple College admission procedure.
  3. Pass the ATI TEAS pre-entrance examination with the established departmental minimum score.
  4. Submit a formal application to the program.
Information Sessions

In-person information sessions will be held on the following dates at 3 pm.

  • June 13, 2022
  • July 11, 2022
  • August 8, 2022
  • September 12, 2022
  • October 10, 2022

If you prefer to watch the infosession virtually, you can do so by clicking on the link below. Please fill out the application packet and email it to rosemary.laws@templejc.edu .

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Program Outcomes
  • 100% job placement rate and a 100% pass rate on the National Certification Exam in 2022
  • 100% job placement rate and a 90% pass rate on the National Certification Exam in 2018
  • 73% job placement rate and a 64% pass rate on the National Certification Exam in 2019
  • 100% job placement rate and a 100% pass rate on the National Certification Exam in 2020
  • 100% job placement rate and a 100% pass rate on the National Certification Exam in 2021
Clinical Affiliates

Students are actively involved in gaining technical skills and expertise through clinical assignments at local surgical facilities.

Career Outlook
Graduates of the Temple College Surgical Technology program have been exposed to and may specialize in the following services:
  • Cardio-Thoracic
  • Central Service/Instrument Processing
  • General Neurology
  • OB-GYN Otolaryngology
  • Orthopedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral Maxillofacial
  • Plastics & Reconstructive
  • Peripheral Vascular
  • Urology


October 13, 2022


Spring 2023