Become an integral part of an O.R. team, providing care to patients before, during, and after surgery.
Employment of surgical technologists is projected to grow 12% through 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. (source)
The median annual wage for surgical technologists in May 2018. (source)
"The teachers at Penn College really work with you to ensure you are prepared to enter the professional world. We learn the basics of surgical procedures and anatomy - and apply them in our clinical hours."
Bryan Coffey, Surgical Technology, Class of 2014
Certified Surgical Technologist, Susquehanna Health, Williamsport
Other Surgical Technology Information
- Nursing & Health Sciences information sheet
- Program Review Executive Summary AY2013-2014
- 2014 Revised Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition Surgical Rotation Case Requirements
- Essential Functions for the Surgical Technologists
CST Exam Pass Rate
The National Certified Surgical Technologist’s (CST) 5-year pass rate chart compares the pass rate of Penn College first-time test takers (now required for graduation) to the national average. Read more