San Juan College Surgical Technology Program

The San Juan College Surgical Technology program is a collaborative effort to offer the Surgical Technologist program of study to students in Southern New Mexico. Prerequisites can be completed at NMSU-A.  After admission to the SJC Surgical Technology program, surgical technologist courses will be completed online at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center and at our employer partners who have agreed to provide their healthcare organizations as a clinical site.

For more information contact:

Becky Ross
New Mexico State University Alamogordo, Director of Allied Health

Maxine Chapman
San Juan College Surgical Technology Director

Prerequisite Coursework to be completed at NMSU Alamogordo:

AHS 120Medical Terminology3
BIOL 101GHuman Biology3
BIOL 101GLHuman Biology Laboratory1
BIOL 221Introductory Microbiology3
BIOL 221 LIntroductory Microbiology Laboratory1
BIOL 225Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL 226Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
CHEM 110GPrinciples and Applications of Chemistry4
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
ENGL 211GWriting in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
or ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication
MATH 120Intermediate Algebra3
or MATH 121G College Algebra
or AHS 116 Math for Health Occupations
OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology3
Total Credits40