Surgical Technology

College of Health Sciences

Surgical Technology

Welcome to Dixie State University’s Surgical Technology Program!

Please use the navigation headings on the left to learn about our Surgical Technology Program. These links contain information about our program to help you decide if the exciting career of surgical technology is the right choice for you.

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM GOAL

The goal of the Dixie State University Surgical Technology program is to prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

PROGRAM ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The Surgical Technology Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARCSTSA).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 727-210-2350 Fax: 727-210-2354 www.caahep.org

Please contact mail@caahep.org for general questions about CAAHEP.

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite #210
Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: 303-694-9262 Fax: 303-741-3655 www.arcstsa.org

NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION AS A SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST

Graduates of Dixie State University’s Surgical Technology Program are eligible to take the National Board Certifying Examination offered through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. Our students take the exam on campus in May each year. For more information on the CST exam please visit: http://nbstsa.org/ and view the Board’s recognition of Dixie State University’s exceptional Board Exam pass rates at: 2016 Pass Rates