Academics :: School of Health Professions

Surgical Technology

Mission Statement

The one-year Certificate program is designed to provide the community with individuals who can function as surgical technologists. This program of study will provide students with an entry-level career in the health care field that is rewarding, in demand, and provides an opportunity for career advancement.

The Surgical Technology Certificate is offered through a distance learning partnership between Piedmont Virginia Community College, Virginia Western Community College, and Lewis-Gale Medical Center. Students complete general education requirements at Virginia Western. Surgical technology courses are offered through PVCC at Virginia Western via web-based conferencing technology.


Complete the educational requirements necessary to meet the eligibility requirements for practice as a surgical technologist.

Additional Information

Contact Us

Interested students may contact:

Linda Starks, Program Director
Piedmont Virginia Community College
(434) 961-6591

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