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Surgical Technologist

Are you a detail-oriented person looking for a rewarding health career? If you think you would thrive in the fast-paced world of a hospital operating room, consider a career as a surgical technologist. The Surgical Technologist program at El Centro College will prepare you to go straight to work where you'll be a key member of the medical team in the operating room.

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Graduates of El Centro's Surgical Technologist program are eligible for the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting Certified Surgical Technologist Exam. Certification is a requirement of employment as a surgical technologist in Texas.

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“The best part of the program was how qualified the instructors are. They’re actually operating room nurses, so they not only understand the theory of what you’re studying but also have a totally practical standpoint.” Read Virgilio's story.
Virgilio Fernando
Virgilio Fernando
Surgical Technician,
USMD Hospital at Arlington