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.
- 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
- Cardiovascular Technologist
- EP Technologist
- 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
Fax: (727) 210-2350
Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT)
1449 Hill Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588-1032
Telephone: (978) 456-5594
To learn more about the CVT program, sign up for an Information Session. These sessions provide an opportunity to:
- Talk face-to-face with program faculty.
- Tour state-of-the-art labs, where hands-on learning comes to life.
- Get your questions answered.
Admitted Pre-CVT Students at SCTCC
Current students who are Pre-CVT can contact the Academic Advising Center.
Office: Northway Building, 1-312
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.