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Surgical Technologist Schools in Louisiana

There are ten schools in the state of Louisiana offering surgical technologist programs. 228 students graduated from programs at Louisiana surgical technologist schools in 2010. 158 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 70 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 204 students graduate from surgical technologist programs in this state each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. Out of those, 70 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 158 with an associate's level degree.

Ten surgical technologist schools are located in this state. And of these, while five schools are private, five schools are public. Tuition at a public surgical technologist school varies from $1,032 to $2,955, while tuition at a private surgical technologist school varies from $11,900 to $13,600.

Average tuition for programs in surgical technology is $3,311. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,032 each year, is at South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial, the highest tuition for surgical technologist programs, which is $13,600 every year, is at the Medvance Institute-Baton Rouge.

Louisiana surgical technologist schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 204 students graduate from surgical technologist programs in this state each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. Out of those, 70 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 158 with an associate's level degree.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 54
  • Certificate 2007: 51
  • Certificate 2008: 57
  • Certificate 2009: 69
  • Certificate 2010: 70
  • Associate 2006: 59
  • Associate 2007: 86
  • Associate 2008: 124
  • Associate 2009: 146
  • Associate 2010: 158

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of ten surgical technologist programs. Of these programs, around 70% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 7

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25900
  • 25th Percentile: 29910
  • Median: 36080
  • 75th Percentile: 43870
  • 90th Percentile: 49160

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30980
  • Median Salary 2007: 33230
  • Median Salary 2008: 36210
  • Median Salary 2009: 37570
  • Median Salary 2010: 36080
  • Total Employed 2006: 1170
  • Total Employed 2007: 1090
  • Total Employed 2008: 1250
  • Total Employed 2009: 1370
  • Total Employed 2010: 1480

Louisiana vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

Louisiana vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.604% (1480)

Surgical Technologist Schools in Louisiana

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1. Herzing University - Kenner

2500 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 733-0074

Herzing University-Kenner is 0.5 miles from the center of the city and Herzing offers one surgical technologist program. Herzing is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering surgical technology.

2. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Southern University at Shreveport is located in Shreveport, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one surgical technologist program. 2,834 students seek degrees in 38 Southern University at Shreveport programs, overall. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering surgical technology.

3. Career Technical College - Shreveport

1227 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 629-2889

Career Technical College-Shreveport is 3.7 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one surgical technologist program. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana. This technical college ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

4. Acadiana Technical College - Lafayette

1101 Bertrand Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506-4909
(337) 262-5962

Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette is 1.8 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in surgical technology. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

5. Career Technical College - Monroe

2319 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 323-2889

Career Technical College-Monroe is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in surgical technology. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

6. The Medvance Institute - Baton Rouge

9255 Interline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1908
(225) 248-1015

The Medvance Institute-Baton Rouge is 4.3 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one surgical technologist program. 692 students seek degrees in eight programs at this small school, overall. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

7. South Central Louisiana Technical College - Young Memorial

900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA 70380
(985) 380-2436

South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial, which is very close to Morgan City, Louisiana, is located in a rural area and this school offers one program in surgical technology. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in surgical technology.

8. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College offers one program in surgical technology and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. This community college is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in surgical technology.

9. Our Lady of the Lake College

7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Our Lady of the Lake College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Baton Rouge, LA and OLOL College offers one program in surgical technology. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering surgical technology.

10. Bossier Parish Community College

6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111-6922
(318) 678-6000x6206

Bossier Parish Community College, which is only a few miles from Bossier City, is located in a rural area and it offers one surgical technologist program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in surgical technology.