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Virginia Surgical Technician Schools

There are many surgical tech schools in Virginia that can help you become a trained surgical technician. Below are a number of Virginia surgical tech schools that offer great programs if you wish to become a surgical technician.

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Miller-Motte Technical College

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Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC or MMC) has a history of helping students succeed through hands-on education and career training. Our faculty and staff work to ensure that when you’ve completed your program, you’re truly ready to begin your career.

Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC or MMC) will help you choose your ideal career before you get started and assist with real-world employment after you’re done with school. We have a wide range of resources to help you every step of the way.

In today’s world, it makes sense to spend less time in the classroom, and more time earning a salary. Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC or MMC) can help you start your new career in as little as 18-24 months.

If you’re worried that you can’t afford an education, think again. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. We will work with you to explore the financial aid options available to help you complete your degree.

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These schools are regulated as commercial motor carriers by the US DOT and their respective state agency: GADDS, SCDMV, THEC, and VADMV. It takes fewer than 300 hours to complete this program; therefore it is not eligible for Title IV funding. This program is not within the scope of ACICS Accreditation. Miller-Motte Technical College, Clarksville, is regulated as a commercial motor carrier by the US DOT and THEC. It takes fewer than 300 hours to complete this program, therefore it is not eligible for Title IV funding.

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Surgical Tech Education

If you are considering a career as a surgical technician then you must be prepared to attend school for approximately a year or two. If there is a special medical field that you would like to specialize in such as open heart surgery or neurosurgery then you should prepare yourself to be in school for approximately two years. While you are in school you will learn the importance of monitoring patients as well as the importance of treating them with the utmost respect in all situations. There life is in your hands when they are under your care. You need to be precise in your actions and technical with your work.

About Surgical Technician Jobs

Becoming a surgical technician is a great career move in today’s economy. The medical profession is standing strong through all of the ups and downs in the economy. There is a high demand for trained medical professionals and at the top of the list is the demand for trained and certified surgical technicians. Surgical technicians work with anesthesiologists, nurses and surgeons on most if not all of their cases. They are responsible for sterilization and organization of equipment as well as watching and monitoring the vital signs of patients during surgeries and procedures. Surgical technicians are extremely important to the medical team that they work with.


The average salary for a Virginian surgical technician is around $45,540 per year. Salaries can be different depending on where you get hired and the hours that you work. It is always a good question to ask at an interview whether or not there is the opportunity for overtime hours. (Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.)