(Please see the Undergraduate Program Offerings by Campus chart in the catalog or on the Herzing Website at www.herzing.edu/career-programs/downloads for a list of Herzing campuses offering this program.)
This surgical technology program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to function in the operating room or as an important member of the surgical team along with surgeons, nurses, and other medical personnel to ensure proper surgical care before, during, and after a surgical procedure. Each student will be prepared for entry-level surgical technology positions in the operating room or surgical setting.
Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Perform expanded entry level functions in pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative case management
- Articulate the role and responsibility of a patient focused surgical technologist.
- Communicate and interact effectively within the surgical environment.
- Describe the use of surgical technology including robotics, lasers, and laparoscopic devices.
Potential Occupational Titles
Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, surgical technologist.
General Education Prerequisites
The following prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C (70%) or better for a student to be continued in the Surgical Technology program:
- Anatomy and Physiology With Lab
- General Microbiology With Lab
All other general education courses must be passed with a grade of D (60%) or better to be continued in the Surgical Technology program.
A student who is dropped from the program for failing to achieve the minimum grade specified in the general education courses, but who otherwise meets the academic standards of the University, may transfer to another Herzing degree program and/or may reapply to the Surgical Technology program in a future cycle.
Program Delivery – Toledo Campus Only
The Surgical Technology program is delivered on-ground. Several courses, however, including all general education courses are available online. The courses marked with a hashtag (#) may be taken in an online format.
A minimum of 65.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.