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2018-2019 Catalog 
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Surgical Technology, AAS

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Associate of Applied Science Degree

SURG.D001.UG • Trinity River Campus Only

Special admissions criteria applicable


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

Program Requirements

Total Semester Hours: 60

Admission and Program Information:

This program is a selective admissions 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.

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