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Surgical Technology



The Surgical Technologist is a skillful surgical team member who assists in the preparation and participation of surgical procedures.  Surgical employment can be found in a hospital, surgery center, trauma center, or doctor’s office.

The certificate program is a one-year program with the option to pursue an Associate of Science degree through our Surgical Technology completion program. Students interested in an exciting and rewarding career opportunity should consider pursuing a Certificate in Surgical Technology.

Highlights of the Surgical Technology program at Presentation College:

      •Develop your technological skills

      •Work with experienced professionals

      •Follow surgical teams that improve and save lives

      •Clinical placement is possible within the states of  SD, ND, MN, and IA

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Degree Completion

Students who graduate with a Certificate in Surgical Technology from Presentation College are eligible for degree completion with the following requirements:  

      •A minimum of eighteen credits must be earned from Presentation College

      •Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50

      •61 credits are required for a PC Associate of Science degree in Surgical Technology

Students are eligible to complete this program online or at either our Aberdeen, SD or Fairmont, MN campuses.

Click on the appropriate link below for the required courses for the degree completion program.

Surgical Technology Certificate of Science

Surgical Technology Associate of Science

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