The MHCC Surgical Technology program receives merit award!
Mt. Hood Community College Surgical Technology program received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for achieving a 100% pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist examination for the graduates of 2015. Graduates obtaining national certification as a CST demonstrate, by examination, understanding of the basic competencies for safe patient care on the operating room. The CST is widely recognized in the health care community as the foremost credential for surgical technologists in the nation.
We welcome and encourage you to attend a program information session. The dates will be posted on the Surgical Technology home page.
Please note that program faculty are not available when the program is not in session.
The Academic Advising & Transfer Center
Academic Advising and Transfer Center (AATC) can help students plan out prerequisites in order to apply for the program.
Students may qualify for financial aid and are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. This application includes grants, loans, and work study. Information about financial aid,
including instructions for completing the FAFSA, is posted on the
MHCC Financial Aid webpage.
Scholarships are also available.
To avoid missing financial aid deadlines and opportunities, it is recommended that the FAFSA be completed on October 1 for the following academic year or at the time of program application. Financial aid inquiries may be directed to FinAid.Mail@mhcc.edu.
Admissions, Registration, and Records
The Surgical Technology program is a restricted entry program. Admission of all students is centralized in the Admissions, Registration and Records office. Admission to the College does not guarantee admission to the program. The Admissions, Registration
and Records office has the final authority on what constitutes equivalency for all admission criteria and has the sole authority to inform students of their admission status. If you have questions regarding admission procedures, please contact the
Admissions Evaluator at
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA & ADAAA) and Rehabilitation Act Information
Mt. Hood Community College does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admissions or access to its programs, services and activities. If you have a disability and need accommodations, auxiliary aides, or services, please contact Disability Services at
email@example.com. Individuals are not required to disclose disability in the admissions process. Accessible Education Services staff can provide assistance and guidance during the application process if you have any questions. Individuals with disabilities are required to meet the essential functions of the curriculum and program with
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The College shall comply with all local, state and federal laws related to equal opportunity and affirmative action in its employment practices, services, programs and activities. The College is committed to providing an inclusive environment and equal
opportunity to all persons and prohibits all forms of discrimination based on age, gender, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran's status, familial relationship,
expunged juvenile record, or other status or characteristic protected by law, or association with individuals in such protected status or characteristic.
The College promotes non‐discrimination by maintaining a respectful working and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination and harassment. It is against district policy for any manager, supervisor, faculty, staff or student to engage in
discrimination of any member of the College community based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability or sexual orientation. The College shall comply with all local, state and federal laws with regard
If you are a veteran, member of the Reserves or National Guard and plan to take classes, you may be eligible for educational benefits through the Department of Veterans' Affairs or Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs. Benefits may also be available to eligible spouses and/or children of veterans.