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Surgical Technology, AAS

Location(s): Trinity River Campus

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Associate of Applied Science

Health Science Pathway
Learn more about Surgical Technology


The following courses must be completed prior to applying for admission into the Surgical Technology Program.

Program Requirements

Total Semester Hours: 60

Selective Admission Criteria:

This program is a selective admission offering. Application information may be found on the TCC website.

  • All applicants to the Surgical Technology Program must attend an information session before the application deadline.
  • Students who are selected for admission must undergo screening for substances of abuse and a criminal background check prior to the start of clinical rotations.
  • International students must contact the International Admissions office at 817-515-1570.
  • Once admitted to the program students must complete and earn a minimum grade of C in each specialized course. Most/all of the specialized courses are taught only during the day.
  • After successful completion of the above curriculum, the student is eligible to take the certification examination to become a Certified Surgical Technologist through the Association of Surgical Technologists.

The Tarrant County College Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756. Phone 727-210-2350.

Licensing Notice: Texas House Bill 1508

This program prepares a student for an occupational license. However, the student may not be eligible for licensing if they have a prior criminal history. For more details, see House Bill 1508 Licensing Requirements .

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