Surgical tech schools in Mississippi are now accepting people just like you who want to start a career as a surgical assisting professional.
If the prospect of working in a fast-paced, team-oriented setting appeals to you, then a position in surgical assisting may be just the thing you want!
To find a surgical technology school now accepting students in Mississippi, we invite you to check out our quick search feature below!
Learn how you can become a surgical technician in Mississippi!
Surgical Tech Schools in MS
The below table displays all surgical technician programs in that were accredited by the CAAHEP or ABHES at the start of 2015. Each individual program has met the suggested criteria for quality in curriculum and facilities.
|Name of School||Address||Phone||Credential Offered||Accrediting Body|
|East Central Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
275 West Broad Street
Decatur , MS 39327
|(601) 635-6344||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|Hinds Community College - Jackson||Surgical Technology Program|
1750 Chadwick Drive
Jackson , MS 39204
|(601) 376-4828||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|Holmes Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
1060 Avent Drive
Grenada , MS 38901
|(662) 227-2310||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|Itawamba Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
2176 S. Eason Blvd
Tupelo , MS 38804
|(662) 620-5121||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|Meridian Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
910 HWY 19th North
Meridian , MS 39307
|Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
2226 Switzer Road
Gulfport , MS 39507
|Pearl River Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
5448 US Highway 49 South
Hattiesburg , MS 39401
|Virginia College - Biloxi||Surgical Technology Program|
920 Cedar Lake Road
Biloxi , MS 39532
|Virginia College - Jackson||Surgical Technology Program|
5841 Ridgewood Rd.
Jackson , MS 39211
Surgical Tech Certification
Is Surgical Tech Certification Required in Mississippi?
At this moment, surgical technician certification is not compulsory in Mississippi.
Despite the fact that surgical tech certification is not currently compulsory in all states, the AST is leading a movement to make it necessary for work. With this being the case, it is strongly advised that anybody considering becoming a surgical assisting professional should pursue certification from the NBSTSA.
Jobs & Salary
The tables on this page show the projected jobs and wages numbers for Mississippi per the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
|2014 Surgical Tech Annual Salary||Low||Median||High|
|Surgical Tech Employment||2012||2022||MS Pct. Change||U.S. Pct. Change|
These surgical tech programs near you are currently accepting applications from new applicants.