Surgical Technology

Surgical Technology

Do you think quickly on your feet and work well in intense environments? Surgical technologists work under the supervision of a surgeon or RN to ensure that the operating room is safe, the equipment functions properly, and patient safety is the number one priority. Gwinnett Tech's Surgical Technology program prepares you for jobs in this field with well-rounded core and technical courses. You'll learn everything from medical terminology to surgical microbiology on the latest technology available.

View the fact sheet for Surgical Technology. The program currently has a 100% pass rate in the last seven graduating classes on the National Certification Exam, earning the CST credential awarded by the NBSTSA.

Gwinnett Tech's Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accrediting Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARCSTSA).

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

Attend one of our monthly information sessions to learn more. View the schedule

Information on gainful employment: Health Care Science

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    • Surgical Technology


    There are no diplomas available for this program.


    • Healthcare Science – Pre-Surgical

    Continuing Ed

    • CPR for the Healthcare Provider

    • Medical Terminology

  • Glenda McCloskey
    Instructor Surgical Technology
    ext 4565
    Steve Moyers
    Dean of Health Sciences
    ext 6732
    TC Parker
    Program Director Surgical Technology
    ext 6348
    Jim Rafferty
    Clinical Coordinator/Instructor Surgical Technology
    ext 6676
  • Surgical technologists can become employed with hospitals and other institutions that have operating room, delivery room, and/or emergency room facilities; government agencies such as veterans administration medical centers and the armed forces; instrument and equipment sales.

  • Surgical Technology Advisory Committee

    Tracy Anderson
    Amendia, Inc.

    Nicol Bates
    Athens Regional Hospital

    Lindsey Bryant
    Athens Regional Hospital

    Kelly Bryant Dumais
    Emory Eastside Hospital

    Dr. John Harvey
    Gwinnett Medical Center

    Joan Jay
    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

    Jon Kearns
    Emory Eastside Hospital

    Shannon Morris
    Gwinnett Medical Center

    Steve Moyers
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Lizzette Padilla
    Atlanta Outpatient Surgery Center

    T.C. Parker
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Kathy Venable
    Venable Flooring

    Elva Whichard
    Student, Gwinnett Technical College