Surgical Technology

Surgical Technology program

Students in the Surgical Technology program apply their skills to become allied health professionals who work in the surgical suite delivering patient care. Surgical technologists ensure the operating room environment is safe, the equipment functions properly, and the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists are the surgical team’s experts in aseptic technique. After completion of required classroom hours, the student is required to complete a non-paid clinical externship in an operating room. The Surgical Technology program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Students completing this program are required to take the National Certified Surgical Technologists Exam. The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). Information regarding accreditation can be obtained at:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

Program Cost
$4,844.35 (Tuition and Student/Program Fees. Some courses may require additional fees.)
$1,646.89 (Estimated books and Materials) *
Program Length
1685 hours
Foundation courses (prerequisities): 5 months
Core Surgical Technology Courses: 10 – 13 months
Main Campus

Application Dates:

Open Dates

Close Dates

Aug 06, 2018

Aug 10, 2018

Nov 05, 2018

Nov 09, 2018

Classroom Availability
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

(* NOTE: Cost of books and supplies are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication. All prices are subject to change.)
Adult College Admission Fee
Tuition and Fees
Adult Tuition: Details
Books and Supplies
Certificate Processing Fee
Pell Grants
Davis Tech Credentials
Davis Tech Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Certifications
The Davis Tech Surgical Technology program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the tests for the following certifications:
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
NOTE: The pass rate for students taking the exam in the FY 18 reporting year was 95%.
Placement Rates
90% placement per ARCSTSA reporting standards.
Pass rate for the CST exam: 95%

Utah Wages
Low Median High
$12.93 $17.26 $23.61
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Surgical Technologists
High School
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the Davis Tech Admissions process:
  3. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  4. Start class