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Admission Criteria

The Blinn College District Surgical Technology Program is a competitive-entry program with one admission cycle per year. The following are minimum requirements to be considered for admission:

  • All applicants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of application.
  • Complete ALL Blinn College admission requirements:
    • Acceptance into Blinn does not guarantee acceptance into the Surgical Technology Program.
    • Admissions requirements for Blinn should be seen as separate requirements from those within the Surgical Technology Program application packet.
  • TSI College Ready in all subjects by Blinn College standards:
  • Completion of the Surgical Technology Program application packet and all requirements therein by the stated deadline.

Applicants can become more competitive by exceeding the minimum requirements for admissions into the Surgical Technology Program. The following are factors considered for acceptance and can be used to strengthen a student’s application:

  • GPA/completion of
  • BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I
  • HITT 1305 Medical Terminology I
  • BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors
  • Admissions essay
  • ATI TEAS test scores
  • Interview process

The application process is closed. The application is open from August 1 to November 31 every year. Please email Victoria Parnell at or call 979-694-2408 to receive more information on the program.

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  • Ms. Linda Hill, BBA, CST
  • Program Director
  • Phone: 979-691-2088