NMU Marquette-Alger Technical Middle College (MATMC)
Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education
Students enrolled in the surgical technology associate degree program at NMU prepare to assist the surgeon and other members of the operating room team.
Duties may includae tasks such as:
- Setting up sterile trays and equipment for procedures
- Scrubbing for procedures with the surgeon
- Draping patients
- Passing instruments
- And holding retractors
- Sterilizing instruments and supplies
- Maintaining stock inventory
High School Credit
Students should inquire within their guidance office about high school curriculum requirements that may be satisfied through a college course, as this is determined individually by school district.
- Students earn direct college credits from NMU at no cost
*Graduates are qualified to take National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) national certification examinations
*Credentials are nationally recognized, portable and stackable, which means students have the option of attaining more advanced credentials in the future