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 programExplore Now Other Questions When can I start the Herzing MSN-FNP program? What does a paralegal do? Where can surgical technologists work? What degree do you need to be a hospital administrator?