BECOME A VALUED MEMBER OF THE SURGICAL TEAM
Surgeons need qualified, high-tech assistants to prepare specialized tools and equipment for surgery and help them during operations. With the right Surgical Technologist degree, you could launch an exciting new career in the healthcare field and fill a vital role in surgical procedures.
Our Surgical Technologist program is designed to help you gain entry-level employment as a member of a surgical team under the direct supervision of professional surgeons and nurses. As part of your program, you’ll gain hands-on experience through a clinical externship in a real medical setting.
With your degree, you could be qualified to work in a wide variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, and specialty surgical centers.
- Surgical technologist
Independence University is conveniently located in Ogden, Utah. You will enjoy easy parking, friendly local faculty and staff, and modern, comfortable buildings with smaller, personalized classes.
This program is offered at the following location:
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Some of the knowledge and skills² you’ll learn in the Surgical Technologist program include:
- Surgical technology
- Systematic surgical procedures
- Anatomy and physiology
- Microbiology and infection control
- General surgical procedures
- Surgical pharmacology
- Surgical asepsis
- Surgical instruments and supplies
- Patient care
- Sensory and plastic surgical procedures
- Surgical robotics and electronics
- Medical surgical nursing
Still Have Questions?
If you have questions about IU's Associate of Occupational Studies in Surgical Technologist, you can get all the answers in the program overview.
Why Choose Independence University?
IU's degree programs can help you prepare for employment in some of today's most rewarding job fields. Our programs are career-focused, without elective courses that you don't want or need, so you can finish your degree fast.
- Employment focused
- Path to a better career