South Houston, TX Surgical Tech Programs
Fortis Surgical Tech Programs in South Houston, TX
Work under the supervision of surgeons, anaesthesiologists and registered nurses as you become part of this essential operating room team.
The Surgical Technology program at Fortis College in Houston South provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to become essential members of the healthcare team. Often referred to as Surg techs, these skilled members of the team work under the supervision of surgeons and registered nurses in the operating room. At Fortis, you will learn from experienced and dedicated faculty as you gain the knowledge and skills you need to become part of the team that provides care to patients during the crucial periods of surgery.
Our Surgical Technologist curriculum is designed to help students gain the competence and confidence they need to pursue an entry-level position as a Surgical Technologist. Led by experienced faculty, students learn in traditional classroom environments, online and through small group instruction. Throughout their program they have opportunities to develop and practice their skills in in real-world hands-on learning environments.
Surgical Tech Schools
Graduates of this diploma program may be found working in surgical centers, delivery rooms, medical clinics and hospitals.
This is a hybrid program, which means that the majority of the program is taken at the campus and several courses within the program (less than 50% of the program) are taken online. The program’s blend of on campus and online courses allows students to experience all the support and services our school has to offer as well the flexibility and convenience of online classes.*
*The number of classes taken online varies each term, and some terms in the program may be taught entirely on campus. Speak to one of our admissions representatives for more information.
The Surgical Technologist program at Columbus has been accredited by CAAHEP
CAAHEP Accredited Surgical Technology Program
Outcome Assessment Exam Pass-Rate, 2022 ARC/STSA Annual Report: 40%
Frequently asked questions
Where can I learn more about the career of a Surgical Technologist?
To learn more about surgical technology, we suggest you read several of our blog articles including Seven Valued Traits for Surgical Technologists, Becoming a Surgical Technologist, and A Day in the Life of a Surgical Technologist.
How do I apply to the Surgical Technologist program at Fortis College in Houston?
You can begin the admissions process right now by completing our online Information Request Form or by calling us at 855.436.7847. You will be able to talk with an admissions advisor who can help you.
What can I expect from my instructors and faculty members?
Our instructors are experienced and knowledgeable professionals who truly care about your success. They not only deliver a comprehensive curriculum, they may also share stories about their work as medical assisting professionals to help students learn more about the career they are preparing to enter.
Do you offer financial aid?
Most of our programs are eligible for Title IV funding. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. During the admissions process you will meet with a Financial Aid Advisor who can help you.
What about after I complete the program? Does Fortis offer job placement assistance?
Yes! Our Career Services department works with every student on their job search. We work as a team to empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.
Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.