Surgical Technology

Admissions Requirements
Catalog Year: 2018

This program is open to qualified adult students. In addition, students must meet the following program requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Have prior work experience or education in the health care field that is “patient care” related, such as Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assisting, or Emergency Medical Technician (Certification is usually required, please call the Surgical Technology program instructor with any questions).
  • Pass the Davis Tech Admissions Tests in reading, math, spelling and language*
  • Take the Psychological Services Bureau (PSB) Health Occupations Aptitude Examination (Testing fee required)
  • Complete a Program Application and be accepted into the Surgical Technology Program.

If you have questions as to whether your education or experience meets the admission requirements, please contact the Surgical Technology program instructor at 801-593-2330.

*Courses are available for students who require assistance in developing their skills to meet the admissions criteria.

Post Admission Requirements:

Students accepted into the Surgical Technology Program, must meet the following requirements:

  • Take and pass a urine drug screen.
  • Complete and pass a federal criminal background check.
  • Complete a physical exam performed by a physician and provide documentation of all required vaccinations.