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Surgical Technology

at Anoka Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This career major prepares people for work in hospital operating rooms, same-day surgery, freestanding clinics, physician offices, OB labor and delivery, cardiovascular labs, research labs, and materials management departments. Graduates in this field work closely with surgeons and registered nurses. They need to possess good interpersonal skills, a desire to work as a team member, along with the ability to plan and organize, anticipate the needs of the physician during surgery, and assist in the care of the patient. This program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Program Locations

  • Anoka Technical College 55303

Labor Market Information

  • College Health Specialties Teachers

  • Median wage: $76,663/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Surgical Technologists

  • Median wage: $24.58/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka Technical College
1355 W. Highway 10 Anoka, MN 55303 Local: (763) 576-4850 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: