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Surgical Technology

The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist in the care of the surgical patient in the operating room and to function as a member of the surgical team. Students will apply theoretical knowledge to the care of patients undergoing surgery and develop skills necessary to prepare supplies, equipment, and instruments; maintain aseptic conditions; prepare patients for surgery; and assist surgeons during operations. Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply to take the NBSTSA’s Certificate Examination for Surgical Technologists. Employment opportunities include labor/delivery/emergency departments, inpatient/outpatient surgery centers, dialysis units/resources, physicians’ offices, and central supply processing units.


James A. White, BSN, RN
Director, Health Sciences and Wellness Programs Admissions/Advisement
Elizabeth City Office: OC107 
252-335-0821 ext. 2304

Career Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Surgical Technologists

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Surgical Technology program is competitive. Applicants must meet specific requirements and take the TEAS test to be considered for admission. The links below will provide you with the necessary information on the program specific admission requirements and TEAS testing.

Video of the Health Sciences Admission Process

TEAS Testing Information

Health Sciences Program Comparison

Surgical Technology Handbook

Career Services

Surgical Technology Program Outcome

Surgical Technology Program Outcome


The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL  33763


Curriculum Guide


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