Surgical Technology
Welcome to the Surgical Technology Department

New Admission Criteria for students applying to be admitted Fall 2017 or after:

  • 6 prerequisites required including A&P I and II
  • Minimum GPA 2.7
  • TEAS Test

See Application Process page.

To apply to the Surgical Technology Program, please create an account with CastleBranch. You will need to use code UL64im and upload your immunizations. then when you are ready to upload your documents, you will use code UL83im. Once all your documents and immunizations have been cleared (green checks), turn in your application.

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.


Our program is accredited through the Accreditation Review Committee-Surgical Technology (6 W. Dry Creek Cir., Suite 210, Littleton, CO 80120; and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 1-727-210-2350. ;

Outcomes Assessment Exam (OAE) pass-rate for 2015-2016 was 100%.

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Department Announcements
Special Surgical Technology Application Procedures for Fall 2018
Posted: 04/25/2018 10:19 am

All students wanting to apply to a Health Science Program should start their application by uploading their immunization record to Castle Branch. Use Package Code UL64im. Immunizations and other documentation will be required prior to applications being accepted at the Eastview and Round Rock Campuses. For assistance with this new process, please call Health Sciences at 512-223-5700.
Posted: 09/01/2017 11:12 am

To apply to the Surgical Technology program, please upload your application supporting documents to Castle Branch with code UL83im.See the Application Process page for step-by-step instructions to apply.
Posted: 09/01/2017 11:12 am