Surgical Technologist

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.

Interested in this program?

Why should I choose this program?

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.

What skills will I learn and improve?

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Technical and scientific knowledge
  • Confidence needed to work in real surgeries

What are my career opportunities?

Median Salary

As a surgical technologist, you'll most likely work in a hospital, in settings such as:

  • Operating rooms
  • Various hospital departments

Program features and benefits

  • 100% CST pass rate

    In your last semester of the program, you will sit for the CST (Certified Surgical Technologist Exam). HFC has achieved a 100% pass rate in 2015 and 2016.

  • State-of-the-art equipment

    You'll work with many different surgical robots, such as the DaVinci, where you don't even need to be in the same room. You'll work in clinical rotations during the program to gain valuable hands-on experience.

  • Accreditation by CAAHEP and ARC/STSA

    Our program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

CAAHEP and ARC/STSA Accreditation Logos

Testimonials and Endorsements

Stephanie S.


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 B.


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.

Julie Jackson, B.S.
FT Faculty - Surgical Technology