Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technologist

30%*

Projected Job Growth
2012-2022

You can earn your surgical technology diploma at Platt College

Are you thinking about a career in health care where you can be an integral part of a surgical team in the operating room? If you are, this program could be the one for you!

Our Surgical Technologist training program is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in basic sciences and teach you the skills and confidence you need to be an asset in the operating room. Accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) as recommended by its committee on accreditation organization member, The Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). This program combines classroom lectures, hands-on training in our operatory simulation lab, and clinical rotation hours at local area hospitals and surgery centers.

Upon completion of this Surgical Technologist program, you will be eligible to sit for the National Certifying Exam for Surgical Technologists.

Why should I become a surgical technologist?

For starters, surgical technologists are in demand! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of surgical technologists is projected to grow 30% from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Several factors lead to this demand, including that advances in medical technology have made surgeries safer and more individuals opt for surgical solutions to health care needs now than ever before.
*http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/surgical-technologists.htm#tab-6

How much do surgical technologists earn?

According to the latest survey (May 2012) by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, surgical technologists earn a median salary of $41,790 per year. 

 http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/surgical-technologists.htm#tab-5

More questions?

Contact us today and we can answer any questions you have about our Surgical Technologist program in Oklahoma.

We know that a career decision is important, and we are committed to making sure you have all of the information you need to make a career training decision that is right for you.

Platt College offers Surgical Technologist programs at these Oklahoma locations:

Campuses

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the programs at Platt College is available at http://www.plattcolleges.edu/content/program-disclosures.

Programs vary by location.
High school diploma, GED or equivalent required.
See school catalog for specific programmatic admissions requirements.

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