- Programs At A Glance
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Insurance Biller
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Business Specialist
- Massage Therapy
- Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist
- Cardiology Technician
- Vascular Technologist
- Cardiovascular Technologist
- Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist
- Cardiac Electrophysiology Technologist
- Pacemaker/ICD Technician
Cardiology Technician students are trained in the performance of non-invasive testing procedures which provide valuable recorded data utilized in cardiac medical evaluation.
Training emphasizes basic and advanced electrocardiology and electrocardiography. Ample ECG equipment is utilized to provide extensive hands-on training. Class size is limited to assure close supervision during classroom and practical application of various procedures.
The core curriculum includes the study of human anatomy and physiology, cardiac pharmacology, physics, vital signs, IV administration, patient assessment, and basic medical electronics & instrumentation. In addition, this program provides an understanding of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in ECG, exercise stress testing and pacemaker analysis.
Due to the technical nature of this program, students must have prior allied health training, recent clinical work experience and college credits in anatomy & physiology, math and science.
The knowledge and skills acquired prepare students for responsible career entry level positions as a Cardiology Technician in the areas of telemetry, Holter scanning and exercise stress testing. There is a wide-spread demand for competent Cardiology Technicians in hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers and doctor’s offices.
Gainful Employment Disclosures are being provided to assist you in making an informed decision regarding your career path and school selection.
CIP Code 51.0902 – 01 Undergraduate Level
On-campus room & board: not offered.
Tuition/Fees: $6,938 Books: $275
The amounts above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change. The program is designed to take 6 months to complete. Students who completed the program within the allowable time frame during this reporting period: 88%
Placement Rate for students completing the program: 80%
Financing for this program may be available through federal grants, federal loans, scholarships, and institutional financing plans. For privacy measures, median loan debt is not provided for programs with fewer than 8 graduates receiving federal loans.
For additional information go to www.mycareereducation.org and
National Certification: The material covered in the CT program provides an excellent preparation for graduates to take the national certification examination to become a Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) and Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) through the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
Membership in the Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals (ACVP) is open to you as a student and graduate.