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What does a surgical technologist do?
What is the career outlook?
Statistics are included only as guidelines and will vary with fluctuations in the economy and job market. More specific local hiring and salary information can be obtained at college information sessions.
Surgical Technology program
Certification exam pass rates for students**Certification through the National Board of Surgical Technologist and Surgical Assistants
National certification for surgical technologists is required in the state of Texas effective September 2010.
What are the program prerequisites?
Here is a link to the current course catalog listing all of the prerequisites, courses included, and the length of the program. Surgical Technologist Certificate
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Who can help me decide which health science career is right for me?
Contact the Health Careers Resource Center.
What more do I need to know?
*America’s Career Infonet 2011 data for surgical technologists **Licensure Data Reporting System from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 2012-2013***Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Perkins 2012-2013