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Surgical Technology (510909)

Diploma: Diploma in Applied Science, DAS

Overview

Are you interested in an exciting environment that will provide numerous opportunities for you to showcase your talents under pressure, demand you to use your quick decision making capabilities , and provide you with a promising outlook for job security? If so, the world of Surgical Technology may be what you have been searching for. Surgical Technologist find themselves working alongside many surgeons in the best facilities, and play a major role in saving and improving the quality of life for others. The opportunities that are presented to people in this career field are vast and exciting, from delivering babies and assisting in cosmetic surgery, to organ procurement and open heart surgery.

Statistics and Facts

38.9%2014 - 2015 Pass Rate
78.6%2013 - 2014 Pass Rate

In the Real World

Graduates of our Surgical Technology program work at several area hospitals in the Pee Dee region, including McLeod Health, Carolinas Hospital Systems, Carolina Pines, Grand Strand, among other facilities and physician offices. The Association of Surgical Technologist (AST) reports the mean salary for Certified Surgical Technologist is $32,000. If a career in Surgical Technology at Florence Darlington Technical College sounds like the right path for you, please get in touch with us so that we can begin the application process.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do you. What does your future look like?
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