Surgical tech schools in Tennessee are accepting trainees just like you who want to launch a vocation as a surgical assisting professional.
The need for new surgical technicians is at an all-time high in Tennessee, so the time is ideal to get started with your training in this challenging, expanding profession!
To find a surgical technology school now accepting students in Tennessee, we invite you to check out our quick search feature below!
Learn how you can become a surgical technician in Tennessee!
Surgical Tech Schools in TN
At the beginning of the 2015 academic year, each one of the surgical technology programs listed below was accredited by the ABHES or CAAHEP. Accredited schools have met the requirements for facilities and curriculum identified by the accrediting organization..
|Name of School||Address||Phone||Credential Offered||Accrediting Body|
|Chattanooga State Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
4501 Amnicola Highway
Chattanooga , TN 37406
|Concorde Career College - Memphis||Surgical Technology Program|
5100 Poplar Avenue
Memphis , TN 38137
|Fortis Institute - Cookeville||Surgical Technology Program|
1025 Highway 111
Cookeville , TN 38501
|(931) 526-3660 xt. 6423||Diploma||CAAHEP|
|Fortis Institute - Nashville||Surgical Technology Program|
3354 Perimeter Hill Drive
Nashville , TN 37211
|(615) 727-5273||Associate||CAAHEP, ABHES|
|Miller-Motte Technical College - Chattanooga||Surgical Technology Program|
6397 Lee Hwy
Chattanooga , TN 37421
|(423) 510-9675 xt. 173||Associate||CAAHEP|
|Miller-Motte Technical College - Clarksville||Surgical Technology Program|
1820 Business Park Drive
Clarksville , TN 37040
|Nashville State Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
120 White Bridge Road
Nashville , TN 37209
|(615) 353-3708||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
|Northeast State Community College||Surgical Technology Program|
2425 Highway 75
PO Box 246
Blountville , TN 37617
|Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Crossville||Surgical Technology Program|
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville , TN 38555
|(931) 484-7502 xt. 119||Diploma||CAAHEP|
|Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Hohenwald||Surgical Technology Program|
813 West Main Street
Hohenwald , TN 38462-2201
|(931) 796-5351 xt. 143||Diploma||CAAHEP|
|Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Jackson||Surgical Technology Program|
2468 Technology Center Drive
Jackson , TN 38301
|(731) 424-0691 xt. 120||Diploma||CAAHEP|
|Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Knoxville||Surgical Technology Program|
1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville , TN 37919
|Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Murfreesboro||Surgical Technology Program|
1303 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro , TN 37129
|(615) 898-8010 xt. 146||Diploma||CAAHEP|
Surgical Tech Certification
Is Surgical Tech Certification Mandatory in Tennessee?
Surgical tech certification is required by law in order to work in Tennessee.
Although surgical technician certification is not currently mandatory in all states, the AST is heading a movement to make it necessary for work. Due to this in the works, it is strongly advised that anyone thinking about becoming a surgical assisting professional should seek certification from the NBSTSA.
Jobs & Salary
The tables just below reflect the projected employment and pay data for Tennessee according to 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||TN Pct. Change||U.S. Pct. Change|
The following surgical tech programs near you are now taking applications from brand new students.