Surgical Technology Associate Degree Program
A surgical technologist is the go-to person on the surgical team who manages and prepares operating rooms, equipment, instrumentation and supplies during surgical procedures. They can also advocate for patient safety and manage the sterile field.
Careers in Surgical Technology
When you’re a Pima Medical Institute student, you get access to our Career Services team—here for you when you need extra help with finding the right job opportunities, building a resume, strengthening your interview skills or just looking for general guidance.
At Pima Medical Institute, most programs allow students to work in their field through clinical externships—a chance to be mentored by full-time professionals and interface with real patients.
In addition to real-world experience, clinical externships offer students resume-worthy opportunities, letters of recommendation from supervisors and sometimes job placement directly after graduation.
Learn more about the courses in this program.
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We are truly invested in making sure our students succeed.
“I am grateful Pima Medical placed me in a prestigious hospital for my clinical site because the experience enabled me to get a job quite quickly. I am currently working at a plastic surgery center. My goal down the road is to get back to a hospital setting where I can work with the Da Vinci surgery robot, something I find fascinating. If you’re looking for a fast-paced career where you can test yourself or a career with a lot of possibilities for growth and specialty paths, the Surgical Technology program at Pima Medical would be a great fit for you. “
Leah Elswick, Surgical Technology Graduate
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