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 How should I manage my time? How long does it take to become an occupational therapist assistant? MBA vs. master's degree in project management: what's the difference? Who am I going to learn from in the RN-BSN program?