Special Admission Requirements - Rolling Admission
Title of Major: Surgical Technology, A.A.S.
Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 65
Learn more about the Surgical Technology Degree program
Purpose: Prepares students for employment as entry-level Surgical Technologists in hospitals, surgical centers and other health care industries. Trains graduates to prepare the operating room by setting up surgical instruments and equipment; to work in the sterile surgical field with members of the surgical team; and to assist with the preparation and transport of the surgical patient. Prepares graduates for the Surgical Technologists national certification examination. The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
AACC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland. If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state’s licensing board to determine whether the AACC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state. If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, or if you need additional information regarding professional licensure, please contact the School of Health Sciences at 410-777-7310.
Additional Program Requirements
A grade of C or better in each surgical technology and general education course is required to progress in the program.
Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Patricia Clarke
Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.
Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________
|(*) Students must be admitted to the Surgical Technology major to take SGT courses.