Penn Highlands Healthcare

In affiliation with Penn Highlands Healthcare, we are thrilled to offer an amazing opportunity for future surgical technologists:

Up to $44,000 for Surgical Technology Students plus Guaranteed Employment at Penn Highlands Healthcare!

Here’s how it works:

Program Format

Two year associate’s degree
Year 1: Online and in-person courses in DuBois
Year 2: On-site at Penn Highlands DuBois


$44,000 in Education Funding

You will receive up to $29,000 in forgivable loans and/or scholarships while attending the surgical technology program at Penn Highlands DuBois, as well as $15,000 in additional sign on bonuses upon employment. You’ll study in a real hospital, learning how to be a great surgical technologist using real-world facilities.

It gets better:

Penn Highlands Dubois


Guaranteed Employment

When you graduate, you’re guaranteed a job at any one of Penn Highlands Healthcare’s eight hospitals. This is an amazing path to a great career in healthcare!

This is an incredible opportunity to get a degree in surgical technology and a guaranteed job at little or no net cost!
Space is limited, so get started now!

Work in one of eight Penn Highlands Healthcare hospitals when you graduate!


Your net cost will depend on things such as your program of choice and other sources of aid including federal and state grants.

Contact our Office of Admissions to get connected with an enrollment counselor who will help you determine your estimated costs.

For more details on eligibility for the entrance into the program and entrance into employment, contact the Mount Aloysius Admissions team using the info at the bottom of this page.

Mount Aloysius College has a team of professional enrollment counselors who are available for any questions related to enrollment, programs, or costs. Surgical technology advisors are also available for conversations before enrolling. Contact the Office of Admissions to get the conversation started!

Please visit Penn Highlands Healthcare’s website to learn more about Penn Highlands, including their mission, vision and values, and about their commitment to the communities they serve.

Projected growth for surgical technologist employment by 2030

Additional Information

National NBSTSA Certification Exam Pass Rate
2021 – 100%
2020 – 89%
2019 – 100%
2018 – 100%
2017 – 100%
Graduate Placement
2020 – 100%
2019 – 100%
2018 – 100%
2017 – 100%

Still have questions?

A member of the admissions team would love to get connected with you!

Admissions Office

Main Administration Building
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630