• Placement Services
• Financial Aid (for qualifying students)
Surgical Technologists are members of operating room teams, which most commonly include anesthesiologists, surgeons, and circulating nurses. Surgical techs assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. They prepare the operating room and patient prior to the surgery and assist the surgeon during the procedure.
Oklahoma City Surgical Tech School
Oklahoma City Career Training
What Surgical Technician
skills will I learn?
- Body Systems &
- Orthopedic Systems
- Sterilization Process
- Cardiovascular System
- Sutures and Staples
- Digestive System
- Reproductive Systems
- Endocrine Systems
- Emergency Procedures
- Nervous System
- Surgical Specialties
- Business Management
- And much more...
The Heritage College surgical technology program curriculum will focus your studies on exactly the information you need to master. More importantly, your dedicated surgical technology instructor will make certain that you truly understand the materials so that you can pursue your career with perfect confidence in your skills.
Students in this Oklahoma City surgical technician school are placed in internships by the campus placement office during their training. Current students and graduates alike use the Heritage placement office as a job hunting and career building resource.
Can you do this?
Yes. You can. And you won't be doing it alone. Unlike most colleges, we are dedicated to helping every single student succeed. If even one student fails, we feel that WE have failed. We are sincerely, 100% on your side. As long as you don't give up, we won't give up on you. Get info now.
Where do Surgical
- Physicians' Offices
- Outpatient Care Centers
- Ambulatory Surgical Centers
- And more...
Can you afford this?
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
A Heritage Financial Aid Advisor will be happy to help you explore your options.
Here's what recent graduates are saying about their experiences at Heritage.
Alison A., Heritage Graduate — "I had a great instructor! They're a great, great group of people. They help you out and check on you to see if you need anything. They make sure you are going the direction that you need to be. I loved it. I really did." After Graduation: Personal Trainer at World Gym of Lehigh Acres. watch video.
Diana F., Heritage Graduate — "I come from another country, where I was working on physical therapy, and I needed to develop the skills I had in my country. It was a wonderful experience, actually. I had a problem with my language, especially in the tests, and they were always there for me." After Graduation: Massage Therapist at Pain and Rehab. watch video.
Aleks S., Heritage Graduate — "My experience at Heritage was perfect. The teachers at Heritage are great! They know what they are doing. They teach you. They're breathing over your shoulder to make sure you know what you're going to be learning." After Graduation: Aleks opened his own business: Healing Hands. watch video.
Amy I., Heritage Graduate — "This is the second time I've graduated from Heritage College. The first time was for massage therapy. Now I came back for pharmacy technician." After Graduation: Pharmacy Technician at Rite Aid. watch video.
Heritage College, Oklahoma City, OK
Surgical Technology – Associate of Occupational Studies
Disclosures prepared October 22, 2012. For information about this career choice you may visit the O*Net website to view the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) for occupational codes provided by the U.S. Department of Labor. You may also visit The National Center for Education Statistics website (NCES) to view the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) codes from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).
- Surgical Technologists – O*Net Code: 29-2055.00 (view)
- Surgical Technology/Technologist – CIP Code: 51.0909 (view)
How much will this program cost me?
- Tuition: $27,987
- Books, Equipment, Supplies: $1,288
- On-campus room & board: Not offered
What are my financing options to pay for the program?
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, many graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012:
- Federal Loans: $17,897
- Private Education Loans: $0
- Institutional Financing Plan: $2,886
How long will it take me to complete this program?
On-Time Completion Rate is a rate of all the students who completed this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012 who completed the program in the normal amount of time. This rate indicates that some students may have transferred into the program, took a leave of absence during the program, changed sessions, or otherwise repeated a course.
- The program is designed to take 15 months to complete.
- 50% of graduates from this program finished within this normal time.
What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
Job Placement Rate is a rate of all the graduates between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012 who entered employment related to this field. This number is determined using the formula required by the school's accrediting agency.
- The job placement rate for students who complete the program is 81%.
and other important information, please visit www.heritage-education.com/disclosures.