Surgical Technology

On the Cutting Edge

The mission of the Surgical Technology Program is to provide students the opportunity through didactic and clinical instruction that will enable individuals to perform as competent, entry-level Surgical Technologists. This will be accomplished by preparing competent graduates in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains.  Check out our flyer.

Credential Opportunities

Effective Fall Semester 2016, an Associate in Applied Science will be the only credential option for the Surgical Technology Program.



Application Deadline

Annually, May 1 for Fall Admission and October 1 for Spring Admission

Length of Program

Once accepted into the Surgical Technology program, it is a two semester program with an additional intersession.

Admission Requirements

There are selective admissions requirements for this program.  You may also consult WKCTC general admission requirements.  

Licensure Pass Rates and Employment Opportunities

  • Outcome Assessment Exam pass rate for the class of 2013-2014 was 75%.
  • Outcome Assessment Exam pass rate for the class of 2014-2015 was 86%.

The range of wages for Surgical Technologists is as follows:

  • Annual National Wage Range is $27,510 - $54,300
  • Hourly Regional Wage Range is $13.23 - $22.56


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs  (CAAHEP) - 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL  33756, (727) 210-2350

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting  (ARC/STSA) - 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO  80120, (303) 594-9262

National Board of Surgical Technologists and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) - 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 100, Littleton, CO  80120, (800) 707-0057

Contact Information

Debbie Swain

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