Surgical Technology


Your first step is to apply to Austin Community College.

Welcome to the Surgical Technology Program

Surgical technologists assist operating-room teams before, during, and after surgeries, along with other responsibilities. Graduates are eligible for work in hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, or research facilities. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Surgical Technology FAQ.

Program Outcomes

Outcomes Assessment Exam (OAE) Pass Rate:

2016-2017 96%
2015-2016 100%

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite 210, Littleton, CO 80120,


The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763,

Search the Health Sciences Website

Surgical Technology Updates

  • Adopt a pet cared for by ACC vet tech students

    Austin Community College is working with area animal shelters to find forever homes for pets who were trained and cared for by students in the Veterinary Technology Program. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

    Read more
  • Fall 2019 Special Admission Policy

    Austin Community College’s Surgical Technology Program has opened Fall 2019 admissions to include students who are currently in the process of completing prerequisite courses. Qualified applicants are students who have completed or who are currently enrolled for Spring 2019 in the following 4 prerequisite courses:

    Read more
  • Fall 2019 Applications

    The Surgical Technology Program is accepting applications for Fall 2019 program start. For more information, visit the Application Process page.

    Read more