Nursing and Surgical Technology

The Nursing and Surgical Technology Department is one of the original allied health education departments at the college and has clinical affiliations with every major medical institution in the Capital Region.


The department offers the following programs:

Nursing A.A.S.
This program will prepare you academically and clinically to work in hospitals, nursing and rehabilitation facilities and doctor's offices. Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse) and are also positioned to continue their education at the bachelor's degree level if desired. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. Phone: (404) 975-5000; Fax: (404) 975-5020; Web:

Surgical Technology A.A.S.
This program prepares you for a career as a professional member of a surgical team. Surgical technologists prepare operating rooms, arrange equipment and help doctors during a range of surgical procedures. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158; Clearwater, FL 33763; (727) 210-2350; upon the recommendation of the surgical technology committee on accreditation.

Academic Advisement

Students in the department academic advisement by appointment. 

Advisement Details


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Department or program information:

Jodi Dorrough
Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center, Room 236

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer 2024 Hours (May 20 - July 26): Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Friday, Closed

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223