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Surgical Technology

FCC Surgical Technology Program


Frederick Community College offers the Surgical Technology A.A.S. degree in preparation for certification and employment in surgical technology. The Pre-Surgical Technology Area of Concentration within the A.S. in Arts & Sciences and the Surgical Technology A.A.S. degree is an option in preparation for the A.A.S. degree in Surgical Technology.

Program Mission: To prepare entry-level surgical technologists who are competent in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains to enter the profession. March, 2022 (Standard II.A. ARCSTSA)
Program goals for students, (student learning outcomes):

  1. The student will apply critical thinking skills pertinent to the practice of surgical technology (cognitive domain).
  2. The student will perform proficiently in the surgical technologist’s role during complex surgical procedures, appropriate for their educational sequence (psychomotor domain).
  3. The student will exhibit professionalism consistent with college and employer standards (affective domain).

If you are interested in the Surgical Technology Program, you need to fill out an admissions application and take placement tests. Contact the Welcome Center at 301.846.2431 for information on applications and placement testing.



Essential Information for Prospective and Current Students



Graduation Criteria



Career Skills



Programmatic Accreditation

CST Results


Surgical Technology Schedule

Mandatory Program Orientation

Surgical Technology Open House Schedule

Job Shadowing

Additional Information