Surgical Technology Program at Cabarrus College

In just two years, you can become a surgical technologist, helping improve and save lives as a vital part of the team in the operating room(OR). In our Surgical Technology program, you’ll learn from seasoned professionals who’ve worked in the OR for years, and you’ll log extensive hours there yourself. Starting your very first month, you’ll practice your skills in the OR every single week all the way through graduation. Our affiliation with Atrium Health also offers advantages you won’t find in other programs.

Take a closer look at how you can make a difference in this high-demand, exciting field. 

Degree Options

Associate Degree - Two-year program 

Associate Degree Bridge - (enables surgical technologists with a diploma to earn an associate degree) - Two semesters 

Program Highlights

  • Innovative certifications such as robotics included in the curriculum
  • Extensive hands-on operating room experience starting the first semester
  • High certification pass rate (well above the national average)
  • High-demand field; 100% of graduates are employed six months after graduation
  • Enroll full-time or part-time.
  • Start in fall semester only
  • Affiliated with Atrium Health:
    • Preferred access to Atrium Health clinical sites
    • Learn from the region’s most experienced healthcare professionals
    • Access to leading-edge technology
    • Pipeline to jobs in one of the country’s largest healthcare systems