The Surgical Technologist normally functions in a sterile capacity, passing instruments, equipment and supplies to the surgeon during the surgical procedure but may also perform many non-sterile duties throughout the work day.
This program can be completed in 10 months.
Class starts in August each year.
The August class can TABE test starting in April, eligible students will be interviewed in early to mid July and Mandatory Orientation will be mid to late July.
The Surgical Technology program qualifies for Pell, Heaps, VA, WIOA and WV Vocational Rehabilitation. These are Grants not Loans. ACT does not offer in any student loan options.
Satisfactory Academic Progress
To meet SAP, a student must:
Maintain a continuous "C" average.
Attend at least 90% of the program hours for each grading period.
Maintain a continuous 90% attendance rate for the program.
Complete the course within the originally scheduled course hours.
During the first enrollment period 1 to 607.5 hours
There is no refund for fees after the start of class! There is a 100% refund on tuition during the first five days of the program! There is a 50% refund on tuition during day 6 thru day 10 of the program! After day 10 of the program there is No Refund!!
During the second enrollment period 607.5 to 1215 hours
There is No Refund once the second enrollment period starts!
Must be 18 years old (within 6 weeks of the start of the class)
High school diploma or WV approved equivalent
Schedule your free TABE required entrance exam
Complete your Financial Aid Applications.
For Pell Grant visit:
ACT's ID 015748
For HEAPS Grant visit:
Notify ACT's financial aid department that your applications are filed.
Once Financial Aid Applications Are Received
You will be contacted by ACT's financial aid office.
You must supply any required documentation to complete financial aid.
The Surgical Instructor schedule your interview.
Wait to receive the results of the interview in the mail.
Follow any and all instructions detailed in the letter.
You've been accepted into the program.
You've completed all requirements with financial aid.
You will be contacted by ACT's financial aid office to sign:
Award Letter (if awarded)
Attend the Mandatory orientation.
Bring the following with you:
High School Diploma or WV Approved Equivalent
Social Security Card
Non-Refundable Registration of $175 (must be exact change/check)