Admission

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To meet requirements for the Surgical Technology program a student must:

Attain an ACT composite score of 16 (12 if taken before October 1989) with a sub score of 12 in Math and reading;
OR
Score a 69.5 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading Section and a 59.5 or above on the Arithmetic Section
OR
Earn a grade of "C" in Intermediate English (ENG 0123) and Beginning Algebra (MAT 0123)
OR
Complete 15 semester hours of program general education courses with a "C" average (GPA of 2.0) or above at an accredited college or university and demonstrate competency for Introductory Algebra
AND
Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 ("C" average) on all previous college coursework:
AND
Attend a Surgical Technology Orientation Session.  Students will receive notice from the Admissions Office about scheduling their Orientation Session

 

STUDENT WORK POLICY AND PROCEDURE
As specified in the Meridian Community College Surgical Technology Handbook all student activities associated with the curriculum, especially while students are completing his or her clinical rotations, will be educational in nature. Students will not be receiving any monetary remuneration during this educational experience, nor will he or she be substituted for hired staff personnel within the clinical institution, in the capacity of a surgical technologist. Students who work at a clinical institution must work after clinical hours only, and students must be pre-approved to work by the surgical technology instructors and their employer (hospital, etc.). Students are under the supervision of Meridian Community College surgical technology instructor during clinical hours, 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. After 2:30 p.m. students working are under the supervision of the clinical institution.