Surgical Technology


Why Should You Become a Surgical Technologist?

CBD College Surgical Technology Program - Students performing mock surgery

In today’s tough economy, Surgical Technologists are not only surviving, they are thriving. According to the most recent reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics;

  • Demand for certified and accredited Surgical Technologists is expected to rise 30% between 2012 and 2022.
  • There were over 9,700 Surgical Technologists working in California in 2014, with a median income of $57,140.

Train on your feet with professionals in our state of the art mock surgery centers and get real on the job experience through our large network of clinical externship sites so you can be ready to tackle the field after you graduate.

Surgical Technologists are key members of a highly skilled and respected team that includes physicians and surgeons. As a Surgical Technologist you will be responsible for many important tasks, including:

  • Assisting surgeons and nurses during surgery
  • Preparing patients and operating rooms for surgery
  • Sterilizing, maintaining, and supplying surgical equipment for surgery
  • Monitoring surgical procedures to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
  • And many other critical tasks

CBD College's Surgical Technology program is specifically designed to train and prepare you to sit for the certification examination administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology (NBSTSA) and get you started in your career as a Surgical Technologist as soon as possible.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for Surgical Technologists will be best for those who have completed an accredited education program and who maintain their professional certification. After successfully completing the program, you will be eligible to take the Certified Surgical Technologist examination (CST) administered by the NBSTSA.

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