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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

The Anoka Technical College Surgical Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is a 60-credit program designed to develop skills in all phases of operating room procedures and techniques, including clinical experience in the operating room.

In addition to operating room techniques, surgical procedures, surgical instruments and equipment, students study surgical microbiology, surgical pharmacology, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, asepsis (sterile technique), preparation of the patient for surgery, and the physical conditions that make it necessary for a person to have surgery.

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 Toll-Free: (866) 433-5590 Local: (763) 576-4850 Email: enrollmentservices@anokatech.edu