UA-PTC Surgical Technology Program Mission Statement
The Surgical Technology program is committed to the skills, behavior, and knowledge of individuals to provide them with the necessary skills to fulfill their roles as an entry-level Certified Surgical Technologist. This included attributes of motivation, self-confidence, ethical behavior, professionalism, and well trained professionals.
As a result, graduates from this program will be well equipped for a career with excellent job prospects and the necessary credentials should they wish to continue their studies.
About Our Program
The surgical technology program is a full or part-time day program with one cohort of 18 students beginning each fall semester. The full-time program consists of 2 semesters (fall/spring). The part-time program consists of 4 semesters (2 fall/2 spring). The program is located at the Main UA - Pulaski Tech Campus in North Little Rock. Graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology.
Successful completion of all program requirements qualifies the student to sit for the national certification exam. Successful completion of the program does not itself ensure certification.
The program consists of 30 credits of prerequisites course work and 30 credits in the surgical technology curriculum for a total of 60 credits.
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (www.arcstsa.org).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Program of Study
University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College
Surgical Technology Program
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Location: Allied Health Education Center Building, First Floor