Surgical Technologist - MedCerts

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Surgical Technologist

A Surgical Technologist assists in the care of patients of all ages before, during and after surgical procedures by performing scrub duties and related functions as a member of the surgical team. The technologist maintains patient safety, privacy and confidentiality and complies with legal aspects of patient care. The technician complies with sterilization standards and standards for handling sharps or contaminated instruments.

$33,000 - $58,000
Estimated Salary

Why move into healthcare?

It’s seen huge growth.

Healthcare is a high demand career field with double digit growth projected over the next 10 years. By taking this program, you prepare yourself for the exam to become a Surgical Technologist. MedCerts provides the training you need to enter this career path.

2.5 million
New jobs in need
In the next 10 years, healthcare will have a huge increase in job demand

How do I get started?

With online career training.

Our programs allow each student the ability to move through the training at their own pace, at the library, at work or at home. There is no more waiting for a course to be scheduled in the classroom; you can start the process today!

Online Training Programs in Healthcare

What certifications do I need?

You have options

Certifications are issued by a number of official national organizations. MedCerts works with these organizations to make sure our training programs are up to date and relevant. All of our healthcare and IT programs align with skills that help job seekers be more marketable in the field.

Attainable Certifications

1 match

Student Support

With you at every step

Our student support is best-in-class. We pride ourselves in delivering the most impactful, professional, and results-driven support found in education today.

  • Practice certification exams
  • Exam preparation services
  • New student orientation and consultations
  • Regularly scheduled progress check-ins and reports
  • Remedial support to help you get back on track if you fall behind
  • Dedicated tech support
  • On-demand chat with live Subject Matter experts during your course training

More about us, MedCerts

We’ve helped over 13,000 students get the qualifications they need to start a new career.

Fully online

Once enrolled, you’ll receive access to online textbooks, video instruction, workbooks, course schedules, and login details. All materials are online and available to access anytime. Each course details exactly the time and requirements needed to complete.


You have access to the online video instruction and resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, allowing you to complete your course schedule anywhere and anytime in places with high speed internet access.


You will have a personalized one-on-one new student orientation. Throughout your enrollment, our certified Student Support Advisors are there to provide ongoing assistance with your subject matter inquiries.

Job placement support

After your certification, MedCerts works with you on resume writing, interview prep, and job finding support so you can find a job as quickly as possible. We have partnerships with staffing agencies and companies like Walgreens and CVS to get you to work sooner.

Exam fees covered

With the price of tuition, MedCerts covers the cost of the exams you need to take to receive your certification. Your first time taking the exam is fully covered by MedCerts.


With programs as short as 12 weeks, you can be on your way to job certification faster than traditional schools or training programs. Job placement support will help you get a job as soon as possible.

Michelle, 20s


Went from Retail Clerk to Pharmacy Technician.

I had nothing but great experiences with MedCerts! They were always very quick to answer any of my questions and gave me all the information I needed! I also loved that they do study sessions with you prior to taking your certification exam to make sure you know your stuff and you are ready!

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Path to Success.

We’re here at every step.

We’re the only online job training site to offer real partnerships to help you get a job faster.


One-on-one support

  • 30 minute live orientation
  • Plan course schedule
  • Receive books and supplies


Progress reports

  • Progress reports
  • Collection of e-Hired job leads
  • Regular check-ins
  • Help with job volunteering


Job placement support

  • Exam prep
  • Resume assistance
  • Take first exam
  • Job placement help

Start your enrollment

Schedule an appointment with an Education Consultant.

An Education Consultant will get you enrolled, check financial aid options, and support you with every step.

  • Fully online training
  • One-on-one orientation and support
  • Career services
  • Exam fees included
  • Short-term programs

Financial assistance

If you are a military spouse or your training is provided through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), you may be eligible for financial assistance to cover all or some of your tuition.

“This decision is a no brainer!” —Kara B.

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