Cardiovascular Technology

Degrees and Certificates

Why Choose This Program

With a Cardiovascular Technology degree, grads will be able to start a career in the heart-related health field. Students will learn anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the heart, coronary arteries, and cardiac vascular function.

Graduates of the program will help cardiologists in performing diagnostic and interventional procedures related to stent placements, pacemaker implants, and other heart or blood vessel conditions.

Skills Acquired

  • Succeed as an entry-level cardiovascular technologists 
  •  Exercise discretion and judgment in the performance of invasive cardiovascular services 
  •  Make informed decisions on professional conduct and ethical issues 
  •  Perform appropriate procedures and analyze hemodynamic data for interpretation by a physician  
100
%
2017 Placement Rate
$
33
Central MN Average Hourly Pay

Career Choices

Career Options

  • Cardiovascular Technologist 
  • EP Technologist

 Potential Employers

  • Cardiac catheterization lab 
  • Electrophysiology lab 
  • Open heart surgical suits 
  • Cardiac research facilities 

Where Grads Work

  • United Hospital 
  • Mercy Hospital 
  • Sanford Health 

Accreditations & Credentials

The Cardiovascular Technology program is accredited by:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756
Telephone:(727) 210-2350
Fax: (727) 210-2350
http://www.caahep.org/

Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT)
1449 Hill Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588-1032
Telephone: (978) 456-5594
http://www.jrccvt.org/ .

Info Sessions

Contact Us

Julie Henderson, Cardiovascular Technology Program Faculty Representative
E-mail: jhenderson@sctcc.edu
Phone: 320-308-6010
Office: Northway Building, 1-323X

Program Scholarship

Apply just once, and students are considered for all SCTCC Scholarships.

SCTCC Scholarships

Additional Information

Degree Specific Program Requirements: A background check, including fingerprinting, will be completed as a requirement of this program. At the time of the background check submission, students must provide documentation as required by the MN Department of Human Services. If you have been arrested, charged or convicted of any criminal offense, you should investigate the impact that the arrest, charge or conviction may have on your chances of employment in the field you intend to study, or on your ability to obtain federal, state, and other higher education financial aid.  

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