Surgical Technology

tuition & fees

Tuition

The Surgical Technology Program is a one (1) academic year course of study divided into four (4) quarters, totaling 42 weeks. Tuition for the Surgical Technology Program (2017-2018) is $20,000.00, $500 of which is due upon enrollment into the program, with the balance payable in installments of $4,875.00 prior to each quarter. Additional program fees apply and are fully outlined below.

Fees

All fees are non-refundable. Fees for the program (2017-2018) are as follows:

Upon Acceptance
With Submission of Enrollment Agreement Registration Fee $ 100.00

First Quarter Clinical/Lab Fee $ 250.00
Technology Fee $ 125.00
Uniform Fee $ 200.00
Second Quarter Clinical/Lab Fee $ 250.00
Technology Fee $ 125.00
Third Quarter Clinical/Lab Fee $ 250.00
Technology Fee $ 125.00
Fourth Quarter Clinical/Lab Fee $ 250.00
Technology Fee $ 125.00
CST Pre-Certification Exam $ 50.00

Explanation of Fees paid directly to CAHE:

Uniform Fee is used to provide students with a uniform including five scrub tops, five scrub bottoms, and a sweatshirt.
Technology Fee is used to provide students with online learning resources, the learning management system, the student portal and the computerized library.
Clinical Fee is used to cover the cost of student coverage under the Center's Malpractice/Liability insurance policy, to operate and maintain the student lab and to provide students with a variety of educational affiliated clinical internship sites.
**CST Certification Exam Fee covers the student's first attempt. Additional attempts, if applicable, will result in a separate out-of-pocket fee at the student's expense.

Additional Fees:

Clinical Clearance Students are required to have a physical examination and be medically cleared by their private physician as well as have a criminal background check performed, in order to begin the program. Clinical clearance is done through a third-party company called CastleBranch. Payment is made directly to CastleBranch and is estimated at $250.00.

Textbook Costs:

Students are required to purchase all textbooks on their own. Textbook costs are estimated at $1,250.00.