The Surgical Technology program prepares students to apply surgical procedures, tools and technologies in a cutting-edge environment. Surgical technologists are an important member of the team providing care to surgical patients. Please be aware that only complete applications with transcripts and test scores will be processed.

The instructions below will help you submit a complete application. We suggest that you submit your online application, fee and all transcripts at the same time. There are five easy steps to apply:

Step 1 - Application

Submit your completed application and the non-refundable $60 application fee.

Step 2 - High School Transcripts*

A minimum 2.0 weighted High School GPA is required. Submit an official, unopened high school transcript.

Step 3 - College Transcripts (if applicable)

A minimum 2.0 cumulative college GPA is required. Submit official, unopened college transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.

Step 4 - SAT or ACT Test Scores*

A minimum 900 on the SAT or 19 on the ACT is required. Scores which are part of an official transcript are acceptable. Score reports may be mailed directly to Carolinas College of Health Sciences or submitted as part of the admission packet. The College utilizes only the Critical Reading and Math portions when calculating the SAT score.

Contact information:

You don't have an SAT or ACT Score?

Schedule to take the Scholastics Level Exam at the college by calling 704-355-5583.

Step - 5 Deadline

Submit a complete application by the deadline. All required documents must be received by the deadline.

International Applicants (or those with foreign transcripts)

Applicants must be citizens of the United States or hold permanent resident status. Carolinas College of Health Sciences does not authorize student visas. Applicants with foreign transcripts are required to present an official transcript evaluation from one of the agencies listed below that includes all of the courses attempted, credit and grades earned.

International Education Evaluations, Inc.

World Education Services, Inc.

Applicants who attended high school or college outside of the United States must submit a TOEFL score as part of the application packet by the application deadline. A score of 220 (computer version) or 83 (iBT: Internet Based) is required. Contact TOEFL. (School code: 5130).

*Applicants with a baccalaureate degree may waive SAT/ACT scores or high school transcript. If applicant is accepted to the surgical technology program, high school transcripts may be required to show proof of pre-requisite requirements.