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Surgical Technology

Program Features

The Surgical Technology program prepares students to function in the operating room environment by combining classroom and simulated laboratory instruction with actual surgical clinical experiences. Successful completion of the program allows graduates to take the national certification examination to become a certified surgical technologist (CST).

Students may request consideration for advanced placement by submitting an official transcript of coursework. This program does not offer credit for experiential learning.

Choose from an Associate of Applied Science, typically a 2-year program or a Technical Certificate, which is usually completed in a year or less. Click the links below for course information, costs, average earning, placement rates and additional program information.

Degree and Certificate Options
Associate of Applied Science 67 Credit Hours
Technical Certificate 52 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements & Additional Information

Program Checklist

Course Descriptions

Contact
4501 E. 47th Street South, Wichita, KS 67210
To get started, new students may contact:

Ebony Edmondson
Admissions Counselor

Healthcare
eedmondson@watc.edu
316.677.1024

Current students may contact:

Jeff Hagans
Academic Coach
Healthcare
jhagans@watc.edu
316.677.1035 (SSC)

Accreditation

WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604
www.ncahlc.org • 800.621.7440

The Surgical Technology program is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents. The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology of the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST):

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC-STSA)
6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 100
Littleton, CO 80120
303.694.9262

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

Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.