Surgical Technology

Available on the Vincennes campus

Surgical Technology is an exciting and challenging allied health career.  Surgical Technologists are critical members of the surgical team providing assistance to surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and other surgical personnel to deliver patient care. 

The demand for these professionals continues to grow.  Employment opportunities are found in a variety of medical settings including trauma centers, physician offices, clinics, and hospitals.

Vincennes University offers a one year Certificate of Graduation and a two year Associate of Science Degree in Surgical Technology.  Both programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.  Graduates are eligible to sit for the NBSTSA National Certification Exam to become a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).

The class of 2015 had 15 graduates and a 93% pass rate on the NBSTSA National Certification Exam.  The class of 2016 had 13 graduates and a 100% pass rate on the NBSTSA National Certification Exam.

Graduates who wish to continue their education are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Science Degree options at the University of Southern Indiana.

Admission to this program is highly competitive.    Please click on the following links to learn more about the individual program requirements, required courses, and commonly asked questions.

Learn more about the required courses for this major

Learn more about the Surgical Technology certificate
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Mission Statement and Program Outcomes

Contact Information:
Chris Keegan, CST, FAST, MS, Chairperson
(812) 888-5893
ckeegan@vinu.edu