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Become Surgical Technologist in 18 Weeks

Gain the expertise needed to kickstart your journey as a surgical technologist, collaborating with doctors, nurses, and healthcare colleagues during medical procedures.

  • Set up surgical instruments and equipment to prepare the operating room.
  • Sterilize and organize surgical instruments for use in procedures.
  • Support the surgical team by providing instruments and supplies during surgery.
  • Monitor the patient's vital signs throughout surgery and communicate any irregularities.
  • Maintain detailed records of the surgical procedure, including instrument and supply usage.
  • Dispose of used materials and equipment following established protocols.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and upkeep of the operating room post-surgery.

Surgical Technologist Bootcamp Learning Experience

The Hofstra University Surgical Technologist bootcamp is your pathway to a successful and fulfilling career in one of healthcare's most sought-after positions. Our program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in today's dynamic healthcare environment, ensuring you're prepared to achieve your career aspirations.

Begin the Self-Paced Bootcamp
Schedule your 1-1 Coaching Sessions
Complete your Learning and Assessments
Begin your Exams Preparation Course
Pass the Industry-Recognized Certification
Continued Support from Mentors and Career Services

Surgical Technologist Bootcamp Courses

Gain foundational knowledge in medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, sterilization techniques, operating room procedures, patient care, and safety procedures to land a job as a certified surgical technologist.

In just a few months, you’ll be prepared to earn the industry-recognized NCCT TS-C certification with Hofstra University Bootcamp. No college degree or previous experience is required.

Weeks 1-2 Professionalism in Allied Health
This course enhances professionalism for allied health professionals, emphasizing soft skills crucial for success. Developed with industry input, it covers patient interaction, communication, ethics, and conflict resolution. Through scenario-based learning and game-based activities, students gain practical engagement.
Weeks 3-8 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology
This course familiarizes students with medical terminology and anatomy, including the structure and function of 11 body systems. It incorporates an interactive anatomy and physiology app with 3D and AR capabilities for immersive learning. Students learn to analyze medical terms and understand major diseases, enhancing their application of knowledge in healthcare settings.
Weeks 9-18 Surgical Technology
Surgical Technology course prepares students for Tech in Surgery – Certified status, covering preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative responsibilities. Topics include infection control, sterile technique, surgical pharmacology, and patient safety. Students develop skills for competent, ethical patient care and gain understanding of surgical instrumentation and equipment.

Your Learning Track

Program Features

Surgical Technologist

Duration Immersive bootcamps are 18 weeks long. 18 weeks
Mentor Sessions Meet live with your mentor for guidance, discussion and deeper learning. 5x 1:1 sessions
Career Support Capstone projects will demonstrate the skills and knowledge you learned throughout bootcamp. 6-month post-completion access
CCMA Certification Exam Prep & Voucher
Optional Apprenticeship
Annual Program Access
$4,000* *Pay in Full
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Learn from Industry Experts

Our instructors, who bring extensive experience in healthcare and Surgical Technologists, are here to support you in gaining the essential knowledge and skills required to become a certified surgical technologist and kick start a fulfilling career.

Our Surgical Technologist Instructor

img Janice Brownlee

Enthusiastically seeking a role with St. Mary's Cardiac team, I bring a fervent passion for cardiac surgery and specialized training in wound closure, Endoscopic Vein Harvest, Heartport, VAD's, and Heartmate. Eager to contribute my skills and dedication to the exceptional patient care provided by St. Mary's, I am excited about the prospect of joining your esteemed team.

Surgical Technologist Bootcamp Career Possibilities

Surgical technologist is in high demand, with job opportunities growing every day. Hofstra University bootcamp prepares you to work in a variety of other healthcare facilities.

Physician Offices
Outpatient Clinic
Diagnostic Laboratories

Surgical Technologist Bootcamp Job Opportunity

Our Surgical Technologist program prepares graduates for a range of roles in healthcare.

Surgical Technician

$33,000 - $58,000

Operating Room tech

$33,000 - $58,000

Surgical Technologist

$35,000 - $61,000

Hofstra University Bootcamp
Admissions Process

Submit a Request More Information Form
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    Our admissions team will carefully review it. In the event that you haven't scheduled a call with an advisor by the time your form is reviewed, one of our team members will proactively reach out to you to coordinate an interview.

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    During the interview with an admissions advisor, your compatibility with the Surgical Technologist and Healthcare Bootcamp for your career goals will be verified. The advisor will address any questions you may have, provide information and outline the subsequent steps in the process.

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    Upon enrollment, you will gain access to recommended coursework designed to prepare you for the commencement of classes. This will provide you with a head start on your learning journey.

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    Embark on your journey to acquire new skills in Surgical Technologist bootcamp.

Career Services

This online bootcamp is designed to arm you with the essential skills required for an entry-level Surgical Technologist in Healthcare. Our healthcare services encompass resume building, one-on-one mentoring, and mock job interview sessions, providing comprehensive support to help you prepare for your next professional role.


Career Coaching

Identify goals, personal strengths and important facts about your potential career path so you can make an informed decision about your future.


Interview Prep

Enhance your interview skills for Surgical Technologist positions by participating in instructive mock interviews, designed to help you excel in actual interview scenarios.


Resume Building

Collaborate with a career coach from Health Tech Certs to craft a compelling resume and portfolio that effectively showcases your skills and accomplishments.

Hofstra University Surgical Technologist Bootcamp FAQs

What is a Surgical Technologist?

A Surgical Technologist, also known as a Surgical Technician, is essential in the medical field, preparing operating rooms, sterilizing equipment, and assisting during surgeries to ensure safety and efficiency.

The career outlook for Surgical Technologists is promising, with an anticipated 5% growth over the next decade, outpacing the average rate. This growth is fueled by the expanding healthcare sector and rising demand for surgical services.

Surgical Technologist salaries vary depending on factors like location, experience, and facility type. On average, starting salaries hover around $39,589, but experienced professionals can earn a median pay of $56,350 annually.

To become a surgical technologist and take the Tech in Surgery - Certified (TS-C) exam offered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

  • Associate’s degree, or higher
  • Enrolled in college/university-level degree program related to medical field
  • Hold current certification in Sterile Processing, or related field.
  • Min. two (2) yrs. related experience: Surgical technology experience not required, but must be w/in clinical/medical/healthcare environment. Direct patient care experience required.
  • Employer Sponsorship: Sponsorship Acknowledgement form signed by prospective employer agreeing to host graduate for post-program surgical cases (scrubs) as full-time/part-time employee, extern, or apprentice – required to attain TS-C certification.

operating room preparation
surgical equipment handling
patient preparation
aseptic techniques
assisting surgeons during operations

The cost of the Hofstra online Surgical Technologist certification class has a total cost of $4,000. This cost includes the cost of materials and examinations.

The Hofstra online Surgical Technologist certification class is an 18-week program.

The Surgical Technologist certification course combines video training, interactive simulations, and hands-on learning for a comprehensive understanding of surgical technology.

Hofstra includes exam fees and preparation materials in the program cost. The course is tailored to prepare students for the NCCT TS-C exam, with dedicated resources and support to help students succeed.

The online Surgical Technologist certification training includes expert-led videos, competency assessments, and covered materials, including the certification exam fee. Students receive support from Student Success and Career Services Advisors.

The Surgical Technologist certification training course is valid in most states. To be eligible for certification by NCCT, the student must reside in a state where Hofstra is licensed or otherwise authorized to operate as a school.