surigcal assistants in a mock operating room

Surgical First Assistant Program Current Students

College of DuPage offers a wide range of academic resources and student activities geared toward surgical first assistant students to help you succeed in your studies and get involved on campus.

Academic and Career Pathways

Determine the pathway you need to take to graduate on time.

Health Sciences Forms


The following resources can provide additional information regarding the field of surgical first assisting.

PATH Grant

The Illinois Community College Board has allocated funds through the Pipeline for the Advancement of the Healthcare Workforce Program (PATH) for select health science programs at COD. The PATH grant may give students enrolled in eligible programs money to assist pay for essential program out-of-pocket costs. Learn more about the grant and apply now.