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Texas State Technical College Surgical Technology Requirements

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    • Current Immunization documentation. Hepatitis A and B series must be completed by March 17, 2017. Proof of MMR or documentation of two doses, Varicella: proof of history or documentation of two doses, and Tdap. Student will be responsible for getting their immunizations.
    • Current physical examination from personal physician. Done after being accepted. The applicant must be in good physical and mental health.
    • Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.0 Grade Point Average.
    • Drug Screen Test done after acceptance to program and prior to start of SRGT courses fall semester.
    • Must have a Social Security Number to obtain employment and admission into the program.
    • Flu shot is required annually, administered during the month of October. When submitting your form it must contain the following information: (Expiration Date, Manufacturer and Lot Number). Meningitis immunization is now required for all students under age of 22 by Texas State Law.

      Admission Requirements

        • Completion of all admission requirements to Texas State Technical College.
        • Submit official high school and college transcripts from previously attended schools to the office of admission.
        • Applicants for admission to the college are required to take a placement test (TSI assessment.) unless otherwise exempted. For information about exemptions or testing contact the Admissions and records Office at 956-364-4319.
        • Complete financial aid application. Complete the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (FAFSA) for the Pell Grant and other financial aid. Must contact the financial aid office for more information on other grants, scholarships, student loans or sponsoring agencies such
          as WIA or DARS. Veterans should contact their local VA officer on campus.

          Steps to Apply

            • Must Attend a Surgical Technology program information session.
            • Must do a tour and observation at a local hospital set up by the Surgical Technology department. 
            • Application submission to the Surgical Technology program begins on February 20, 2017 through March 10, 2017 at 3 p.m. Application must have documentation of courses taken at Texas State Technical College or any other college you have attended.
            • Completion of the Surgical Technology TEAS V test. Date will be set up by ST department. More information can be found at
            • Completion of Criminal Background Check to be conducted by IdentoGo by MorphoTrust USA. The background check dates will be set up by the ST department. The background check will be done after submission of the application.
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