Huntsville Hospital School of Surgical Technology, located in the Dowdle Center at 109 Governors Drive, is a 10-month program designed to prepare an individual for an entry level surgical technologist position in the Operating Room.
The Huntsville Hospital School of Surgical Technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).
Program Goals & Learning Domain:
1. Promote skills in problem solving, critical thinking, and communication.
2. To provide the profession with competent Surgical Technologists for employment on the entry level.
3. Provide an environment that promotes professional development and growth.
The Huntsville Hospital School of Surgical Technology follows the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) standards by "preparing competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains".
Student/Graduate Achievement - 2014 Pass rate for the NBSTSA Certification Exam was 100% and 85.7% in 2013.
- Requirements to apply (see Program Brochure)
- Surgical Tech handbook which includes Tuition, fees and other costs; School calendar; Course description; Program Brochure (Application information).
- Core Curriculum Requirements
Application Checklist (Application not considered until all documents submitted):
- Completed application
- Professional resume
- Application fee (fee must be included with the complete application)
- Three professional references (No family members and/or personal friends references)
- Official transcripts
Mail completed application documentation to:
Surgical Technology Program - Huntsville Hospital Corporate University
P.O. Box 1167 | Huntsville, AL 35801
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street | Clearwater, FL 33756
Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting(ARC/STSA)
6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110 | Littleton, CO 80120
- Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP)
- National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
- Alabama State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologist
- Association of Surgical Technologists
- PSB Psychological Services Bureau, Inc.
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