There are lots of approved surgical tech schools in Illinois accessible to local residents interested in pursuing opportunities in this thrilling professional field.
Because of the state’s expanding demand for medical professionals, demand for new surgical assisting professionals is anticipated to get to record levels during the years to come.
To find a surgical technology school now accepting students in Illinois, we invite you to check out our quick search feature below!
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Surgical Tech Schools in IL
This table displays all surgical technician programs in Illinois that were accredited by the ABHES or CAAHEP at the start of 2015. Accredited programs have satisfied the standards for facilities and curriculum specified by the accrediting organization..
|Name of School||Address||Phone||Credential Offered||Accrediting Body|
|College of DuPage||Surgical Technology Program|
Health and Science Center
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn , IL 60137
|(630) 942-8328||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|College of Lake County||Surgical Technology Program|
19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake , IL 60030-1198
|(847) 543-2776||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|Elgin Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin , IL 60123
|Illinois Central College||Surgical Technology Program|
201 Southwest Adams Street
Peoria , IL 61635-0001
|(309) 694-5422||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|John Wood Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
1301 S. 48th Street
Quincy , IL 62305
|Lincoln Land Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
5250 Shepherd Rd
PO Box 19256
Springfield , IL 62794
|Malcolm X College||Surgical Technology Program|
1900 West Van Buren Street
Chicago , IL 60612
|(312) 850-7351||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|Parkland College||Surgical Technology Program|
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign , IL 61821-1899
|(217) 373-3746||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|Prairie State College||Surgical Technology Program|
202 S. Halsted
Chicago Heights , IL 60411
|Richland Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
One College Park
Decatur , IL 62521
|(217) 875-7211 xt. 763||Associate||CAAHEP|
|Robert Morris University - Chicago||Surgical Technology Program|
401 S. State Street
Chicago , IL 60605
|Rock Valley College||Surgical Technology Program|
4151 Samuelson Road
Rockford , IL 61109
|(815) 921-3205||Associate, Certificate, Diploma||CAAHEP|
|Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Mkt Consortium||Surgical Technology Program|
3213 South Park Ave
Herrin , IL 62948
|(618) 942-6902 xt. 307||Certificate||CAAHEP|
|Triton College||Surgical Technology Program|
2000 Fifth Avenue
River Grove , IL 60171
|Waubonsee Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove , IL 60554-9448
|(630) 466-7900 xt. 2350||Certificate||CAAHEP|
Surgical Tech Certification
Is Surgical Tech Certification Mandatory in Illinois?
Surgical tech certification is required by law in order to work in surgical assisting in Illinois.
Although surgical technician certification is not currently mandatory in all states, the AST is heading a movement to make it required for employment. With this being the case, it is strongly advised that any person considering becoming a surgical assisting professional should seek certification with the NBSTSA.
Jobs & Salary
The tables just below reflect the projected employment and pay figures for Illinois per the most recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
|2014 Surgical Tech Annual Salary||Low||Median||High|
|Surgical Tech Employment||2012||2022||IL Pct. Change||U.S. Pct. Change|
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