Surgical Technology Diploma Program

The DMACC Surgical Technology Program is a fully accredited surgical technology program by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAHEEP) through the Accreditation Review committee in surgical Technology/Surgical Assisting. (ARC-STSA)

The Surgical Technology program is designed to prepare students to be employed in a hospital or surgery center. As a skilled health professional, the surgical technologist is able to circulate with a Registered Nurse and scrub independently for a variety of specialties and procedures.

Students gain a basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, aseptic technique, surgical techniques and procedures and patient care techniques. These subjects are presented in the classroom, through laboratory experiences and in a supervised clinical setting.

Criminal background checks will be completed on each student. Criminal convictions or documented history of abuse may delay or prevent students from participation in clinical education experience. Students unable to participate in clinical education will be unable to complete the Surgical Technology program.

Location: Urban

Selected courses in this program are offered at other campuses.

Students start Fall term.

DMACC Surgical Technology Outcomes Report

Graduating Class​2014​2015​2016​2017
Retention Rate94%​73%​94%​56%
Graduation Rate94%​73%​94%​56%
Certification Examination Pass Rate87%​91%​100%​100%
Employment Rate100%​100%​94%​100%