Surgical Technician – Associate of Applied Science


2-year Associate of Applied Science Degree

Class Times

Day and evening classes available


Eligible to sit for Certification exam in Surgical Technology

Do you have what it takes to work in a pressure-filled environment that requires close attention to even the smallest details? Take the first step with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Surgical Technician program. This program is designed to prepare students to work as a surgical technician in a lifesaving team in a fast-paced, challenging setting, in several healthcare facilities including hospitals, medical centers and public or private surgical centers. Finish in as fast as 24 months, and be ready to take the certification exam in surgical technology given by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

Program overview:

  • 2-year Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • A set of required materials and textbooks are provided at no additional cost
  • Hands-on learning
  • Two 250-hour externships
  • Eligible to sit for Certification exam in Surgical Technology

Why ATA College:

  • Day & evening classes available
  • Small class sizes
  • Faculty of industry professionals
  • Resume building and interviewing prep
  • Financial aid available to those who qualify

Is a Career as a Surgical Technician Right for You?

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Career Choices

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Physicians’ Offices
  • Outpatient Surgical Centers

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Classes are enrolling now! If you’re interested in this program or would like more information about ATA, please contact us online for more information.

Career Services

Upon completion of the Surgical Technician – Associate of Applied Science program, our Career Services team will work with Graduates to assist with career placement! Contact Us today to get started.

Find A Campus

Surgical Technician – Associate of Applied Science is offered at the following ATA Campuses:

ATA College - Fort Myers, FL Campus

Fort Myers, FL Campus

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