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Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology6518
*Average number of months for students to complete program

The associate degree in surgical technology is declared by the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) as the preferred educational model for entry-level practice. – AST Recommended Standards of Practice

For Herzing University Surgical Technology program accreditation information, please view the Accreditation page.

Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology

This surgical technology program is designed to provide students with the skills needed to work effectively as an integral part of a surgical team. The coursework includes anatomy and physiology as well as the principles and protocols of surgical procedures. Graduates are prepared for entry-level careers in hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities as Surgical Technologists, Lead Surgical Technologists, Travel Surgical Technologists, Sterile Processing Technicians and Material Managers. Download Program Course Sheet

The information below reflects aggregated data from all of the Herzing University campuses that have students enrolled in the specified program in the specified time period. The information does not reflect data regarding individual campuses unless only one campus had students to report. The reporting period used to obtain this data was 7/1/2012-6/30/2013. If there were less than 10 graduates in a program, median loan debt and on-time completion data were not disclosed for that program to protect the privacy of those students. Tuition and length may vary by campus location. Ranges could not be input for tuition and length, therefore tuition and length reported are the highest tuition rates and longest program length to encompass all campuses. For information regarding specific campus tuition please refer to . For a more detailed description of how the data was calculated please refer to the Disclosure Methodology located here .


At Herzing University, the Surgical Technology curriculum is geared to ensure that our graduates become certified.

Graduates of the Herzing University Associate of Science in Surgical Technology meet the educational requirements to be eligible to take the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination offered by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.

Go to the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for more information about certification exams.

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