Surgical Tech Hero

Surgical Technology A.A.S.


Work on the cutting edge.

The Surgical Technology A.A.S. prepares you to be an instrumental member of the operating room team during surgical procedures. Build solid foundational knowledge in anatomy, medical terminology, and microbiology. Become a successful surgical technologist prepared for all major specialties in the operating room with extensive classroom time and practical clinical experience. Gain the abilities to:

  • Recognize elements of good patient care and prioritize them before less important elements in the operating room.
  • Behave professionally in a stressful environment with demanding personalities while remaining calm and focused.
  • Accurately plan for and perform duties of a surgical technologist in the scrub role in common surgical specialties.

General Information Sessions

If you would like to learn more about the Surgical Technology Program, register for one of the following General Information Meetings this fall. Each meeting will be held on Zoom and will last about one hour. We will answer many of the questions you have about the program.

In addition, if you plan to apply to the program for Fall 2022, you must attend a General Information Meeting or your application will not be processed.

The General Information Sessions on March 29 are the last available dates before the Surgical Technology application deadline.

Select a date and time from the list below and then click on the link to register in Zoom to attend the meeting. After you register, you will receive an email with a link for the meeting.

DateTimeZoom Link
March 29NoonZoom Registration
March 293 PMZoom Registration
March 296 PMZoom Registration
April 12NoonZoom Registration
April 126 PMZoom Registration
April 26NoonZoom Registration
April 266 PMZoom Registration


Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on April 1, 2022.

Fall 2022 Surgical Technology Application

If you have additional questions regarding the application, selection, and admission process for the Surgical Technology program at Nashville State Community College, please send an email to and put Surgical Technology Application and Admission in the subject line.