Surgical Technologist

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Career Overview

As a surgical technologist, you’ll have the chance to make a real difference in the operating room. You’ll play a vital role in providing quality patient care before, during, and after surgery as a critical member of the surgical team.

Career Ready in as Little as 9 Months

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Flexible Blended Learning to Help Balance Life and School

This program features a blend of online and on-campus learning. This is to help make going to school work with your busy schedule. Typically, you will spend 2-3 days on campus, where you can practice hands-on skills and ask your instructor questions. Complete the rest of your coursework online at home, at your own pace, and on your own time.

All-Inclusive Tuition for Surgical Technologist Students

As a surgical technologist student, you’ll receive an iPad to help you with your online coursework, which is yours to keep after graduating. All-inclusive tuition also covers your books, Altierus branded backpack, and school scrubs you’ll wear during your clinical rotations. Preparation for practice certification exams is also included.

Work as a surgical technologist in settings such as:

2018 annual national salary for jobs in this occupation*

$47,300

Median Salary

Lowest 10%: $32,870 or less

2018-28 projected growth*

9,700

New Jobs

+9% Growth

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Surgical Technologists. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/surgical-technologists.htm (visited 9/10/2019).

Surgical Technologist Program Information

We understand you want to get to a new career quickly. That’s why our hands-on training program is designed to be completed in as little as 24 months and focuses on the skills needed for quick workplace entry.

Skills to Build Your Career

At Altierus, we’re here to help you build a strong foundation for success. Learn how to perform critical duties such as:

  • Sterilize equipment and operating rooms for surgery
  • Provide preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative patient care
  • Assist surgeons by passing instruments
  • Maintain a sterile surgical environment

Real-World Experience

As part of our Surgical Technologist program, you’ll be matched with surgical hospitals, surgery centers, and specialty clinics to complete clinical rotations. You’ll get the chance to practice your skills in a real healthcare setting with the guidance of working professionals. Applying skills you’ve learned in the classroom in the real world helps build your confidence so you’ll be ready to jump into your new career once you graduate.

(770) 921-1085

1750 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 500
Norcross, GA 30093

Mon - Thu: 8:30 am to 7 pm
Fri: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Sat: 9 am to 1 pm
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