Your Schedule

Your Schedule

Self-paced courses and flexible training hours allow you to fit learning into your life where it makes sense for you.

Your Career

Your Career

Start a successful healthcare career knowing you’ve been well prepared.

Your Future

Your Future

Make a difference in your community with a rewarding, fulfilling career.


How Our Surgical Technologist Bootcamp Works

Health Tech Academy’s Surgical Technologist Bootcamp prepares you for a successful, rewarding career in one of healthcare’s most demanded roles. We pride ourselves on helping you achieve your career goals by focusing on skills and knowledge relevant to today’s healthcare landscape.



1:1 Career Coaching
& Mentorship

Learn Clinical Skill

Learn Clinical Skill & Competencies

Get Certified

Get Certified

Start Your New Career

Start Your New Career

Learn about Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Sterilization Techniques, Operating Room Procedures, Patient Care and Safety Procedures


Surgical Technologist Bootcamp Learning Experience

Instructor Led Courses


Self-Paced Instructor Led Courses

Mentoring Sessions


Mentoring Sessions

Career Services


Career Services

Health Tech Academy works with healthcare leaders and industry experts to curate up-to-date content focused on in-demand skills and proficiencies.


Your Learning Track

Program Features

Online Medical Coding

Duration Immersive bootcamps are 12 weeks long. 16 weeks
Mentor Sessions Meet live with your mentor for guidance, discussion and deeper learning. 5x 1:1 sessions
Career Support Capstone projects will demonstrate the skills and knowledge you learned throughout bootcamp. 6-month post-completion access
CCMA Certification Exam Prep & Voucher
Optional Apprenticeship
Annual Program Access
$5,450* *Pay in Full Discount Available
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Admissions Process

Complete Free Career Assessment

It only takes 5 minutes and there’s no fee! Our admissions team will review your assessment and contact you as soon as possible.

Start Your Free Career Assessment

Submit Your Application

While our team reviews your career assessment results, tell us a bit more about you. Submit your application to expedite your admissions process.

Interview with an Admissions Advisor

You’ll interview with an Admissions Advisor to make sure our Surgical Technologist Bootcamp is the right fit for your skills and career goals. We’ll also review the payment and financing options and answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Enrollment & Learning Materials

Before starting your bootcamp, we’ll finalize your enrollment documents and send you access to course materials, including e-books.

Start Bootcamp

You’re ready to get started! With our flexible, self-paced coursework, you can start anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.

Career Services

Career Services

Flexible Payment Options

Flexible Payment Options

Learn on Your Schedule

Learn on Your Schedule

On-the-Job Training

On-the-Job Training


Career Services

Get the knowledge and skills to land a job as a certified surgical technologist. Health Tech Academy’s career services include resume building, mentoring, and mock job interview sessions to help you land your first job in healthcare.


Career Coaching

Get 5 30-minute sessions with a mentor.

Get 5 30-minute sessions with a mentor.


Interview Prep

Make a great first impression. Our career coaches will help prepare you to ace the interview.

Make a great first impression. Our career coaches will help prepare you to ace the interview.


Resume Building

Stand out from other applicants with the help of our career coaches.

Stand out from other applicants with the help of our career coaches.


Boost Your Earnings and Advance Your Career

Here are some potential surgical technology roles and salaries according to location.


Career Possibilities for Certified Surgical Technologists

Surgical techs are in high demand, with job opportunities growing every day. Health Tech Academy’s Surgical Technologist Bootcamp prepares you to work in hospitals, physician’s offices, outpatient care facilities, and dental offices.


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Most surgical technologists work in hospitals. They are responsible for preparing the operating room and equipment, sterilizing surgical instruments, and assisting the surgical team during procedures. They may also be responsible for monitoring patient vitals, transporting patients to and from the operating room, and maintaining accurate records of the procedure.

Average Annual Salary: $49,940

Physician Offices

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Physician Offices

Surgical technologists working in physicians' offices typically assist doctors and other medical professionals with minor surgical procedures. They may be responsible for preparing the operating room, sterilizing equipment, and assisting during the procedure. They may also help to maintain patient records and ensure that the office and equipment are properly cleaned and maintained.

Average Annual Salary: $61,250

Dental Offices

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Dental Offices

Surgical technologists working in dental offices primarily assist dentists and oral surgeons during minor surgical procedures, such as tooth extractions and dental implant placement. Their responsibilities may include preparing the patient and operating room, sterilizing instruments, and providing support during the procedure.

Average Annual Salary: $40,540

Outpatient Care Centers

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Outpatient Care Centers

Surgical technologists working in outpatient care centers typically assist with a variety of minor surgical procedures, such as biopsies and endoscopies. They may be responsible for preparing the patient and operating room, sterilizing equipment, and assisting the surgical team during the procedure. They may also help to transport patients to and from the operating room and ensure that patient records are properly maintained.

Average Annual Salary: $48,570

*All salaries according to 2021 estimates released by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

What Will I Learn?

Gain foundational knowledge in medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, sterilization techniques, operating room procedures, patient care, and safety procedures to land a job as a certified surgical technologist.

In just a few months, you’ll be prepared to earn the industry-recognized NCCT TS-C certification with Health Tech Academy’s Bootcamp. No college degree or previous experience is required.

Introduction to Surgical Technology

Get started with the fundamental principles and skills necessary to assist surgeons during surgical procedures. This module will cover topics such as sterile techniques, surgical instrumentation, patient positioning, and surgical procedures. You will also gain knowledge about maintaining a safe and sterile surgical environment, understanding surgical equipment and supplies, and effectively communicating and collaborating with the surgical team.

Diagnostics, Infection Control & Sterilization

Learn essential knowledge and skills related to diagnosing common medical conditions, implementing infection control measures, and ensuring proper sterilization of surgical instruments and equipment. The training will cover topics such as diagnostic tests, laboratory procedures, infection prevention protocols, and sterilization techniques. You will also gain proficiency in handling and maintaining sterile instruments, understanding the principles of aseptic technique, and effectively preventing and controlling infections in surgical settings.

Treating the Surgical Patient

This module will cover topics such as patient assessment, preoperative preparation, intraoperative support, and postoperative care. You will also gain proficiency in assisting with anesthesia administration, monitoring patient vital signs, preparing the surgical environment, and ensuring patient safety throughout the surgical process.

Surgical Skills

You'll learn a wide range of surgical skills necessary for assisting surgeons during procedures. The bootcamp will cover topics such as sterile technique, surgical instrument identification and handling, wound closure techniques, and surgical site preparation. You will also gain proficiency in assisting with surgical procedures, maintaining a sterile field, anticipating the needs of the surgical team, and effectively managing surgical instruments and equipment.

Surgical Techniques & Considerations

The bootcamp will cover topics such as incision and tissue handling techniques, hemostasis methods, suture types and application, and wound healing principles. You will also gain knowledge about patient positioning, surgical site preparation, and special considerations for different types of surgeries, enabling you to effectively contribute to the surgical team and provide optimal patient care.

Professional Skills

Learn a range of professional skills that are vital for success in the field. The bootcamp will cover topics such as effective communication, teamwork, professionalism, ethical considerations, and maintaining patient confidentiality. You will also gain skills in problem-solving, adaptability, time management, and maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail in surgical settings. These professional skills will enhance your ability to collaborate with the healthcare team, provide exceptional patient care, and excel in your role as a surgical technologist.


Surgical Technologist Bootcamp Certification

This bootcamp prepares you for the industry-recognized TS-C exam through the NCCT.


Learn from Industry Experts

Our instructors have years of experience through the foundational knowledge and skills you need to become a certified surgical technologist and launch a successful, rewarding career.

  • Aleyda Hernandez Aleyda Hernandez Surgical Technologist

Hofstra University Bootcamp FAQs

What kind of bootcamps do you offer?

We offer medical assistant, patient care technician, dental assistant, and pharmacy technician bootcamps.

Do I have to stop working to join a bootcamp?

No, our self-paced courses provide you the flexibility to learn when it’s convenient for you without sacrificing your professional and personal commitments.

What equipment do I need to complete the bootcamp?

You’ll need a computer with web browser and internet access to log into the learning portal.

What are the program costs?

Bootcamps are $3,450. We offer a $450 discount when you pay in full. We also offer flexible payment options through our financing partners. See Payment Options

Do you offer scholarships or financial aid?

We do not offer scholarships or financial aid currently. We’re proud to offer low and no cost state and military funding options for those who qualify. We encourage you to speak with our admissions team to check your eligibility. Call Us

How long does it take to complete a healthcare bootcamp?

On average, bootcamps take between 3 to 6 months to complete.

Are there travel requirements?

No, the bootcamp is 100% online. If you choose to participate in an optional apprenticeship or on-site job training, travel may be required.

Do I need a college degree?

No, our bootcamps require students to be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED.

Can I get a job in healthcare after completing a bootcamp?

Yes! Our bootcamps are designed to prepare you for an entry-level healthcare career. Additionally, our career services team will help you find and land a job.

How many mentoring sessions are included?

Our bootcamps include 5 30-minute mentoring sessions throughout your program.

Do you offer career counseling?

Yes! Our career coaches will help you with resume building, mock interviews, and apprenticeship and job opportunities.


A Faster Path to a Meaningful Career in Healthcare

Our team is here to help you accelerate your path to a well-paying healthcare career. Let us help you choose the program that’s right for you by matching your skills, goals, and requirements.

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More About Aleyda Hernandez

Aleyda Hernandez is an esteemed Assistant Professor of Surgical Technology, bringing eight years of invaluable experience to her role. Specializing in orthopaedic surgery, she is a trusted preceptor for Surgical Technology students, guiding them toward excellence in their training. Aleyda's values are rooted in patient care, safety, and continuous learning, shaping her approach to education and operating room management. She holds an Associate of Science in Surgical Technology, and beyond the surgical suite, she is deeply passionate about education and the transformative impact it can have on individuals and the healthcare industry.

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