About Our Program

Do you have good hand-eye coordination? Are you an organized multitasker? Do you have thick skin and a strong stomach?

If so, then our accredited Surgical Technologist Program at HFC is for you. Our program offers you the skills necessary to gain immediate professional employment as surgical technologists. We will provide you with the critical thinking skills, technical and scientific knowledge, and confidence needed to work in real surgeries.

The Surgical Technologist program at HFC stands out from other colleges for our experienced faculty and focus on practical training. Our instructors have worked in the field for many years, and our curriculum is designed to prepare you with the skills needed for immediate professional placement through a blend of classroom learning, hands-on simulations and real life surgical experiences. You can expect to implement and apply what you have learned in pre-requisites such as Anatomy and Physiology and Microbiology in a real surgical setting. You will also sit for the CST (Certified Surgical Technologist Exam) during your last semester of the program.

Graduates of the program are highly sought after by employers for jobs, and the field is continually growing. Gain a satisfying career by enrolling in the Surgical Technologist program today.

Interested in our Program?

  • State of the art Equipment

    Students work with surgical robots such as the DaVinci Where the surgeon is not even in the same room.

  • http://www.arcstsa.org/
    Accredited by CAAHEP and ARC/STSA
  • 9.1% job growth

    Job growth expected from 2016-2025 locally.

  • 6% more jobs locally

    Job number for Surgical Technologists in 2016 is 6% greater locally compared to National average.

  • 100% CST pass rate

    Students will sit for the CST (Certified Surgical Technologist Exam) during their last semester of the program. HFC has achieved a 100% pass rate for two years in a row (2015 and 2016)!

  • Hands on clinical experience working in an Operating Room
  • $20.28 hourly wage

    Local median hourly wage for Surgical Technologists

Student Testimonials

  • Stephanie Smith

    Stephanie Smith

    2006 Graduate

    I am glad I chose HFC’s Surgical Technologist Program. It helped me get a job in a fun, exciting, and interesting field. I especially love that I get to work in emergencies and traumas.

  • Caitland Bujaki

    Caitland Bujaki

    2016 Graduate

    The lab, the great instructors, and the coursework at HFC made me a Certified Surgical Technologist and now I’m a new graduate already working in the field!


Lists the faculty associated with this program and their contact information.
Name Credentials Email
Julie Jackson
FT Faculty - Surgical Technology
A.A.S., Baker College*; B, Baker College* jjackson131@hfcc.edu