Surgical Technology


Surgical Technology

Las Positas College has voluntarily withdrawn its Surgical Technology program. There are no current plans to admit new students.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Voluntary Withdrawal Notification Letter



The Surgical Technology program at Las Positas College is a Community Services Offering. The program is a fee-supported, not-for-credit community service set of classes authorized pursuant to Education Code section 78300 and approved pursuant to subdivision (d) of title 5, section 55002, for which state apportionment is not claimed and credit is not awarded (title 5, section 55000).

If you have additional program questions, please send an email to
LPC Health Sciences.

Need 2 great reasons to become a Surgical Technologist?

  1. Surgical Technologists are among the top 20 fastest growing occupations in Alameda County.
  2. Wages for a Surgical Technologist in the Tri-Valley area range from $45,760 to $58,580 per year.
Surgical Technicians

Surgical technologists are members of surgical operating room teams who assist surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel during medical procedures.

Surgical technologists play a vital role in the preparation of the operating room and patient before surgery, in assisting various medical staff during the procedure as well as post surgery patient care and operating room maintenance for Detailed Surgical Technologist duties click here.


Surgical Technology

Nan Ho
Dean of Math, Science, Engineering and Public Safety

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