Earn an EKG/Cardiovascular Technician Certification

The EKG/Cardiovascular Technician certification develops technical skills required for entry-level careers as EKG/Cardiovascular technicians in physicians’ offices, hospitals, and clinic settings!

This 3-month, fast-paced EKG Technician certification offers students practical and academic training to learn about heart anatomy, medical terminologies, EKG machines, and more.

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Why Earn an EKG/Cardiovascular Technician Certification

With the EKG/Cardiovascular Technician certification, students develop professional competencies to operate state-of-art EKG machines and work closely with physicians to identify heart irregularities. The program allows students to:

    • Understand heart anatomy and physiology, medical disease processes, medical terms and ethics, and more.
    • Practice EKG machines through hands-on labs and develop skills to operate them properly.
    • Prepare for a potential career as an EKG/Cardiovascular Technician.


    Course completion does not guarantee certification.

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    Please select the non-degree student application to apply for this certification program.


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For cardiovascular technicians or technologists, and similar professions as predicted by BLS between 2020-30.

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Plan a Rewarding Career with an EKG/Cardiovascular Technician Certification

Learn skills to work as EKG/Cardiovascular Technician with our expert faculty!The EKG/cardiovascular technician certification teaches in-demand skills to operate modern-day EKG machines and assist physicians in protecting patients' lives.

The EKG technician certification program equips students with state-of-the-art imaging technology to diagnose various cardiac and vascular ailments in patients. The certification program also meets the licensure needs of students by training to prepare to potentially sit for the national certification exam.

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What You Will Learn - Curriculum Overview

With our EKG Technician certification program, students receive hands-on instruction from highly trained faculty.

Throughout the program, students learn various core concepts such as foundations of heart anatomy and physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, legal aspects of patient contact, and more. Our program helps to:

    • Learn laboratory assisting, electrocardiography, and echocardiography.
    • Develop skills for effective use of EKG machines through hands-on labs.
    • Learn chest anatomy for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical processes.
    • Develop professional skills to work in tandem with physicians to diagnose patients’ cardiac and vascular ailments. 

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With a fast-paced EKG Technician certification program, students learn foundation knowledge to potentially seek entry-level opportunities as an EKG/Cardiovascular Technician within the local economy.Our EKG Technician certification program develops real-world skills through hands-on training and expert guidance from industry experts.
The EKG/Cardiovascular Technician certification allows students to learn industry-driven concepts and theories through practical application required to potentially become successful cardiovascular technologists or technicians. The program imparts workforce-ready skills necessary to identify heart ailments and execute various clinical procedures with utmost confidence.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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