National College's Surgical Technology program is designed to provide you with the technical skills and knowledge required for entry-level employment as a member of a surgical healthcare team.
Through a blended curriculum of lecture, labs, and clinical training, you will develop the necessary medical and technical skills you need to be successful.
As a student in the Surgical Technology program, you will:
Our program is designed to meet the standards required to take the Certified Surgical Technologist exam (CST), written and administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
* The Surgical Technology programs at the Dayton Area, Cincinnati, Akron Area, and Youngstown, Ohio; Harrisonburg, and Danville, Virginia; Indianapolis, Indiana; Lexington, Louisville, and Florence, Kentucky; and Memphis, Tennessee campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). CAAHEP's address is 1361 Park Street, Clearwater Florida 33765 and their phone number is (727)210-2350; additionally, the website is (www.caahep.org)
Introduction to Surgical Technology
Learn the various tasks a surgical technologist will perform from pre-operative through post-operative procedures.
Surgical Procedures I
Learn about the instrumentation and procedural steps used in the surgical environment and begin to practice those skills.
Surgical Procedures III
Work as a surgical technology assistant in a real surgical environment.
|Tuition||$317/credit X 96 credits = $30432|
|Books||$225/course X 24 courses = $5400|
|Activity Fee||$15/Term X 8 terms = $120|
|SRG Program Fee||$15/term X 8 terms = $120|
|HESI - A2||$35|
|Applies to||On-Time Completion Rate||Median Title IV Loan Debt||Median Private Loan Debt|
|Bristol, Charlottesville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Danville VA, Dayton Area, Harrisonburg, Knoxville, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Online, Parkersburg, Princeton, Roanoke Valley, Stark Co (Canton), and Youngstown campuses.||97.5%||$24,660.50||$0.00|
|Bartlett, Madison, Memphis, Nashville, Akron Area and Cleveland campuses||100.0%||$19,019.00||$0.00|
|Danville KY, Florence, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville, Richmond and South Bend campuses||94.7%||$19,314.00||$0.00|
Note: Median Institutional Loan Debt is $0 for all National College campuses.
Additional Notes: Areas marked N/A indicate that 10 or less individuals graduated from this program during the specified reporting period and used this particular source of funding.
|Applies to||Placement Rate*|
|Bristol, Charlottesville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Danville VA, Dayton Area, Harrisonburg, Knoxville, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Online, Parkersburg, Princeton, Roanoke Valley, Stark Co (Canton), and Youngstown campuses.||48.6%|
|Bartlett, Madison, Memphis, Nashville, Akron Area and Cleveland campuses.||80.0%|
|Danville KY, Florence, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville, Richmond and South Bend campuses.||70.3%|
|*This rate is calculated based on a formula provided by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For more information on this agency, click here.|
Additional Notes: Areas marked with No Data indicate that no students graduated from the program during the reporting period
The State of Tennessee requires that placement rates be calculated individually by campus. Rates are as follows:
|Applies to||Placement Rate**|
|**This rate is calculated based on a formula provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC). For more information on this agency, click here.|