Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

11 Faculty Members | 89:01:00 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

It is our sincere goal and desire to train and graduate the highest quality assistants in the country. Meridian achieves this goal by implementing only programs that are of the highest standards and adhere to published surgical assisting education guidelines. Meridian graduates are thoroughly trained in all surgical disciplines

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Surgical Technology/Technologist
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
75%
Male Students
25%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian67.28%
  2. Hispanic/Latino13.48%
  3. Black13.24%
  4. Not Specified5.88%
  5. Asian0.12%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

984

Undergraduate students

984

Attendance breakdown

Full time
94%
Part time
6%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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