Surgical Technology
Surgical Technology


Surgical Technology is a very rewarding healthcare profession.  Surgical technologists work under the direction of the surgeon.  A surgical technologist performs a very specific technical job before, during and after surgery. 

The Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology is dedicated to providing a well-rounded education, based on high standards, principles, and values.  The Surgical Technology Program promotes leadership, professionalism, and critical thinking skills while stimulating intellectual inquiry and creativity of students to their highest potential.

Students desiring admission to the Surgical Technology Program must first meet general admission requirements and be un-provisionally accepted for admission to the University.  Students must subsequently make a separate application to the Division of Health Sciences and Business Technology in order to be considered for admission to the Surgical Technology Program.

About the Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology

Through the Surgical Technology program at LSUE, you will

  • Receive the highest quality education through didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction
  • Be prepared to enter the workforce as entry-level surgical technologists who meet employer expectations
  • Learn to be adaptable in the working environment and prove yourself dependable, ethical, and competent.

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
(727) 210-2350

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)
19751 E. Mainstreet
Suite 339
Parker, CO 80138


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Academic Area

Health Sciences

Ochsner Lafayette General
Orthopedic Hospital
4212 W Congress St. Suite 1000C


Surgical Technology Application

The application deadline is by 4:30pm April 1, 2024. Please contact the Surgical Technology Department for further information.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

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Program Admission Requirements

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Program Goals

Student Handbook (2022-2023)

Student Handbook (2023-2024)

Clinical Case Requirements

Student Technical Standards

Program Outcomes


Applications for Surg Tech program will be available in T-104 at the beginning of the Spring semester. Check with your advisor or the LSUE Catalog to confirm eligibility before picking up an application.