Complex math isn’t part of the day-to-day for the typical surgical technologist. Simple calculations or unit conversion may be required, but no further advanced math skills will be commonly needed. There is a 3 credit hour general education requirement for mathematics as part of the Herzing surgical technology program. Learn more about the surgical technologist program Explore Now Other Questions What if I had a low GPA in college and don’t meet the prerequisites for the ABSN program? I’m ready to apply for financial aid. Where do I start? How much does the Herzing FNP program cost? Can the paramedic to BSN program be completed online?