Thursday – April 18, 2019

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Surgical Technology

ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Downtown Milwaukee Campus

 

Surgical technologists work under direct supervision to facilitate the safe and effective completion of invasive surgical procedures. You will learn the application of sterile and aseptic technique to help ensure that the operating room environment is safe and equipment functions properly. Upon program completion, you are eligible to write the certification examination given by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting to become a Certified Surgical Technologist.

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org.
Accreditation is based on recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology.

Career Outlook: Entry-level positions are available in operating rooms and ambulatory surgery facilities.

Career Pathway: This program features exploratory courses that count toward a credential. Contact an MATC advisor for information.
 

Program Code: 10-512-1

Start Dates: August/January

This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
 
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Note that assistance with petition documents is not available after the petition window dates have opened.

A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.

Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level algebra, biology and chemistry (or equivalent college courses).

Career Cluster: Health Sciences
 

Detailed Program Information

Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Course Requirements (link)

 

Interested in a Health Related Career at MATC?

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Certification/Licensure 

Available Certifications and Licensures for School of Health Sciences Programs (pdf)

Scholarships

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