Surgical Technology


Surgical Technology program

Students in the Surgical Technology program learn to be allied health professionals who work in the surgical suite delivering patient care. They ensure the operating room environment is safe, the equipment functions properly, and the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists are the surgical team’s experts in aseptic technique. After completion of required classroom hours, the student is required to complete a non-paid clinical externship in an operating room. The Surgical Technology program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Students completing this program are eligible to take the National Certified Surgical Technologists Exam. The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARCSTSA). Information regarding accreditation can be obtained at:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

Program Cost
$5,315.00
(Tuition, Student Fees and Books. Some courses may require additional fees.)
Program Length
1685 hours (18 months)
Location
Main Campus

Application Dates:

Open Dates

Close Dates

Aug 01, 2016

Aug 05, 2016

Nov 07, 2016

Nov 11, 2016


Classroom Availability
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
 

Adult College Admission Fee
$40.00
Tuition and Fees
Adult Tuition: Details
Books and Supplies
Details
Certificate Processing Fee
$10.00
Pell Grants
Not Eligible
Scholarships
Not Eligible
Veterans
Not Eligible

DATC Credentials

Industry Certifications

National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
Surgical Technologist Certification

The Outcomes Assessment Exam pass rate for the DATC for the Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report was 100% with 17 out of 17 students passing the exam on their first attempt. The DATC is a recipient of a 'Certificate of Merit' from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for having an outstanding pass rate.

Placement Rates
100%
Utah Wages
Low Median High
$13.32 $17.74 $27.02
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Surgical Technologists
High School
Details
College/University
Details
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the DATC Admissions process:
  3. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  4. Start class