Surgical Technology

Become an integral part of an O.R. team, providing care to patients before, during, and after surgery.

From procedures and protocols to specialty instrumentation, surgical technologists master it all.

And they do it under pressure – with ease and efficiency. Thanks to 900+ hours of hands-on training in technology-driven surgical labs and through clinical experiences, you’ll perfect it too. 

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Surgical Technology (A.A.S.)

Master tools and techniques in specialized learning labs equipped with a high-tech video monitoring system and instrumentation for all types of surgical procedures.

Healthcare Leadership & Administration, Completion (B.S.)

Students who have earned an associate’s degree from Penn College in surgical technology are eligible to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Leadership & Administration

Minors & Immersions

Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

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Surgical technology program hosts continuing ed event

Penn College’s surgical technology program hosted about 30 professionals on campus Saturday to provide four hours of continuing education. The annual continuing education event is devised to show appreciation to the dedicated professionals who act as preceptors to Penn College surgical technology students at their clinical sites. Attendees, many of them Penn College alumni, included certified surgical technologists and certified surgical first assistants.


Penn College celebrates National Surgical Technologists Week

Students in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s surgical technology major are joining hospitals and colleges throughout the country in observing National Surgical Technologists Week, Sept. 17-23. National Surgical Technologists Week has been celebrated since 1984 by the Association of Surgical Technologists to honor those who work in the field.


Online health care degree 'great steppingstone' to leadership posts

Considering leadership positions in health care? Penn College's flexible – and 100% online – program may be the perfect match. Designed around a student's schedule and featured in a new YouTube video, the Healthcare Leadership & Administration bachelor's program will prepare you for advanced roles in the field you love.