Surgical Technology Program Mission Statement and Objectives

Surgical Technology Mission & Objectives


The mission of the Surgical Technologist program is to train the student as an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients in operating room procedures.

This mission statement is reviewed twice annually by the Surgical Technology advisory committee. Recommendations for change are recorded in the advisory committee minutes and changes are reflected in any printed material after revision.


The objectives of the Surgical Technologist program are as follows:

  • Provide current curriculum, instructional materials, and equipment which are used to teach knowledge (cognitive), skills (psychomotor) and attitudes (affective) appropriate to the needs of the industry for an entry level Surgical Technologist
  • Provide educational facilities which foster learning and provide safe, healthy environment available and accessible to all students who can benefit from the program.
  • Provide academic instruction which supports effective learning within the program and which enhances professional performance on the job.
  • Provide workplace readiness skills which foster appropriate working attitudes working habits and problem-solving skills that will enable graduates of the program to perform as good employees.
  • Nurture the desire for learning so graduates will pursue their own continuing education as a lifelong endeavor.
  • Provide an educational atmosphere which promotes a positive self-image and a sense of personal well-being.
  • Provide education that fosters development and application of good safety habits.
  • Provide admission, educational and placement services without regard to race, color, creed, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, academic disadvantage, or economic disadvantage.
  • Provide information to the public regarding the program that will facilitate recruitment and enrollment of students.
  • Promote good public relations via contacts and regular communications with business, industry, and the public sector.
  • Promote faculty and student rapport and communications to enhance student success in the program.
  • Prepare students to successfully pass the National Surgical Technologist certifying examination.