Surgical Technology

surgical technology program

As a child, you enjoyed assisting your parents in the kitchen or garage passing and preparing tools, working as a team to accomplish a task. You have a strong desire to work with others toward a common goal of helping others in need of care.

If this describes you, then the Associate Degree in Applied Science in Surgical Technology at Owens State Community College may be the best option for you. Owens’ Surgical Technology Department faculty members are prepared and willing to help you begin a successful career that will lead you to become a Certified Surgical Technologist.

About the Program

You will learn about anatomy and physiology, aseptic technique, sterility, and anticipation strategies, as well as how to apply this knowledge in your own practice.

Upon completion of the surgical technology program, you will have a strong knowledge base and numerous hours of hands-on experiences in surgery. You will also be educated in and encouraged to take the national sterile processing certification, such as the Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician certification.

Ultimately, the surgical technologist degree will provide a strong education based on surgical practices that will prepare you for a variety of surgical procedures in an entry-level position.

After successful completion of your two years of education at Owens Community College, you will earn your Associate of Science in Surgical Technology and be eligible to take the Certified Surgical Technology national exam.

Contact Us

Administration Location Phone Email
April Kesler
Health Technologies 427
Toledo-area Campus
(567) 661-7310
Catherine Ford
Health Technologies 121B
Toledo-area Campus
(567) 661-7398



The Surgical Technology Program at Owens Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763: telephone: 727-210-2350: Website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (567) 661-7310 or email

(Accredited to May 2027)