Surgical Tech

Surgical Technology Admission Information

Welcome, future surgical technologist! Our Surgical Technology Program is designed to prepare you for a career in surgical technology, and we have admission standards to ensure that you are well-prepared for success! Let’s dive into our program’s admission requirements and get you on the path to accomplishing your career goals. 

The Scoop on Information Sessions

 

Information Session Details

  • All information sessions are held over Zoom.
  • You are required to pre-register for a session prior to joining a meeting. 
  • After registering for a session, an email will be sent with the meeting details (link and passcode).
  • All information sessions are recorded and tracked for attendance purposes.
  • Pre-registration for the session will not substitute for attendance.

Mandatory Attendance and Application Requirements  

  • All students who apply to the program must attend one of the sessions prior to applying.
  • Applicants who have not attended the mandatory information session will not be considered for the program.

Register for an Information Session

Admission Success Scorecard

Our admissions scoring rubric is a handy tool to help you keep track of your points while applying for our program. The minimum total score to apply is 14, however achieving the minimum score does not guarantee acceptance. Print and fill out the form below to help you stay on track.

Scoring Rubric

Program Costs

 

Item

Estimated Cost

Tuition (in-district) 14 semester credit hours (SCH)

$1,162 

Books 

$600*

Subtotal 

$1,762 

*The books are estimated costs as many courses have free or reduced-cost textbook options.

Item

Estimated Cost

Tuition (in-district) 14 semester credit hours (SCH)

$1,162 

Books 

$600*

Subtotal 

$1,762 

*The books are estimated costs as many courses have free or reduced-cost textbook options.

Item

Estimated Cost

CPR Training

$95

Background check, drug screen, and clinical document tracker

$88

Physical Exam/Immunizations/Titers 

$700*

Subtotal 

$883

*This is an estimated cost and based on fee-for-service for all requirements.

Semester One

Item

Estimated Cost

Tuition (in-district) – 15 SCH 

$1,245 

Books

$545*

Trajecsys (scheduling and documentation platform) 

$100

Uniform (scrubs, lab coat, misc.) 

$105

Subtotal 

$1,995 

*The books are estimated costs as many courses have free or reduced-cost textbook options.


Semester Two

Item

Estimated Cost

Tuition (in-district) – 15 SCH 

$1,245 

Books 

$115*

Subtotal 

$1,360 

*The books are estimated costs as many courses have free or reduced-cost textbook options.


Semester Three

Item

Estimated Cost

Tuition (in-district) – 16 SCH 

$1,328 

Books

$43*

National Exam - included

$0

Subtotal 

$1,371 

*The books are estimated costs as many courses have free or reduced-cost textbook options.


Estimated Program Cost, including pre-requisite semester : $7,371  

Estimated Program Cost, excluding pre-requisite semester : $5,609 


Notes :

  • Out-of-district tuition rate is $144/SCH and out-of-state is $223/SCH . All inclusive: no additional college fees. 
  • Other costs may include clinical site parking, depending upon the site.

 

Our Goal is Your Success

We take pride in helping you achieve your career dreams! Check out the Certified Surgical Technologist  (CST) exam pass rates for San Jac.

Dates

CST Exam Pass Rates 

8/1/2019 through 7/31/20

94%

8/1/2018 through 7/31/19

84%

8/1/2017 through 7/31/18

92%

Contact Us

If you have any questions about applying for our Surgical Technologist Program,  please contact us! 
Katie Goolsby
Program Dir, Surgical Tech
Phone
(281) 478-2714