Surgical Technology

Program Outcomes

Dixie State University Surgical Technology program pass rates (first attempt) on the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) credentialing exam for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) are excellent.

Annual Report

DSU Pass Rate

Number of Students

Accreditation Benchmark

National Average

2021 (Class of 2020)100%9 of 970%Not yet available
2020*N/AN/AN/ANot yet available
2019 (Class of 2018) 100%6 of 670%Not yet available
2018 (Class of 2017) 100%11 of 1170%Not yet available
2017 (Class of 2016) 100%7 of 770%Not yet available
2016 (Class of 2015) 100%10 of 1070%78%
2015 (Class of 2014) 100%8 of 870%77.3%
2015 (Class of 2014) 100%6 of 670%75.8%
2013 (Class of 2012) 100%9 of 970%64.9%
2012 (Class of 2011) 90%9 of 1070%Not available
2011 (Class of 2010) 100%7 of 770%Not available
10-Year Average 99%

The NBSTSA provides CST examination pass rates data nationwide here.

The ARC/STSA (Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting) provides national outcomes data here.

[*There was no graduating class this year.]

Contact

Heather Osness

Program Director

Email: Heather.Osness@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4842

Office: Taylor 258

Rachel Stewart

Academic Advisor

Email: Rachel.Stewart@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7695

Office: HPC 339

Kathryn Preiss

Administrative Assistant

Email: Kathryn.Preiss@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4820

Office: Taylor 207/HPC 322