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Enrollment Center


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Enrollment Center
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 246-6210 or (800) 322-6282 (deaf/hh: use 711 relay)
FAX: (608) 243-4353
Email

HOURS:

Phone
Monday - Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

In-person
Monday - Thursday: 8:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Admission Requirements

Surgical Technologist

Applicants must complete the admissions process and meet the requirements below to be considered for admission.

Select the appropriate tab below to see application dates and materials by term.

Fall 2016

Application Dates

  • Application available on September 1, 2015
  • Application review begins after October 15, 2015
  • Application completion deadline is February 15, 2016

Application Materials

All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

1. Admissions Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

International students who wish to apply for or transfer their student visa (F-1, M-1 or J-1) to Madison College must complete the international student admission application process.

2. Application Fee
An application fee is required at the time an application is submitted.

3. Education Completion
Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:

  • High school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
  • GED/HSED score report
  • College transcript showing an associate degree or higher

Transcripts must show the following course requirements. Grades of C- or below will not be accepted.

a) Algebra: One year of high school algebra OR one semester of algebra taken in college with a grade of C or better OR satisfactory math TEAS-V or ACT test scores (see below). Madison College courses that satisfy this requirement are:

  • Elementary Algebra with Apps (10-834-110)
  • College Math (10-804-107)
  • Mathematical Reasoning (10-804-134)
  • Applied Math for Chemistry (77-854-756) or higher

b) Chemistry: One year of high school chemistry with lab components OR one semester of college-level chemistry with a grade of C or better. Madison College courses that satisfy this requirement are:

  • General Chemistry (10-806-134) or higher
  • Liberal Arts Chemistry (20-806-200) does not satisfy this requirement
  • High school chemistry classes must be college-preparatory; Chemistry for the Community or similar classes do not satisfy this requirement. 

c) English:

  • Currently enrolled high school students: Six semesters of high school English, including one writing course, with a grade of C or higher for each course.
  • High school graduates: Eight semesters of high school English, including one writing course, with a grade of C or higher OR one college-level English course (Written Communication or English 1) with a C or higher.
  • Applicants who have not met the English requirement may satisfy the admissions requirement by earning a grade of C or higher in Written Communications (10-801-195) or English 1 (20-801-201).

4. GPA or Test Score Requirement
a) Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 from high school or 6 credits from an accredited college with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale.

OR

b) Minimum test scores for either TEAS-V or ACT from September 1, 2012, to present:

  • TEAS V: Reading 62.6%, Math 57.2%, Science 38.5%, English/Language Usage 54.8%
  • ACT: 18 or higher in all sub-scores
Fall 2017

After completing the admission process, qualified applicants will be admitted in a pre-petition status and should then complete the Start of Semester Checklist. Applicants will then be selected for entry into core program courses through the petition process. Petition requirements vary by program; review the Surgical Technologist Petition Requirements for details.

Application Dates

  • Application available on September 15, 2016
  • Application review begins after October 15, 2016
  • Application completion deadline is August 1, 2017

Application Materials

All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

1. Admission Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

International students who wish to apply for or transfer their student visa (F-1, M-1 or J-1) to Madison College must complete the international student admission application process.

2. Application Fee
An application fee is required at the time your application is submitted.

3. Education Completion
Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:

  • High school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
  • GED/HSED score report
  • College transcript showing an associate degree or higher

Applicants that have attended other higher education institutions should submit official transcripts from each college/university attended.

Spring 2018

Effective Spring 2018, this program will begin accepting spring applications. More information coming soon!

Residency Requirement

Per Wisconsin Statute TCS-10, because this program has limited capacity and the application deadline is after January 1st for fall and/or after May 1st for spring:

Out-of-state residents

  • May only be considered after January 1 for the upcoming fall term and/or after May 1 for the upcoming spring term.
  • Will not be considered if a waitlist forms.

Non-district state residents

  • May only be considered after January 1 for the upcoming fall term and/or after May 1 for the upcoming spring term.
  • Will be considered if a waitlist forms.
  • Minnesota residents are considered non-district state residents for admission purposes.

Learn more about residency determination and program availability.

Additional Note(s)

Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.