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Electrocardiography Technician Certificate

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Overview

Summary

Electrocardiography technicians operate equipment that records and measures heart activity. These measurements are used to assist cardiologists and other physicians in diagnosing and treating problems with a patient's heart and blood vessels. This program includes ECG Technician national certification through the American Certification Agency for Healthcare Professionals (ACA).

Health Occupations Registration Checklist

Health Occupations Programs have a registration checklist to help students with the program registration process.

Contact

Please contact the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu for more information.

Program Plan

Courses Contact Hours
ECRDC 2101101 Electrocardiography 32
DSAEC 2104002 Electrocardiography, Diagnostic 64
CVTTC 2106003 Cardiovascular Technology Technician, Clinical 80
ECRXC 7000002 Electrocardiography Technician Proctor Fee 3
Electrocardiograph Technician Certificate Total 179

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Career Options

Median Wage: $50,2601

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Electrocardiography Technician2

Gainful Employment

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Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Program Cost: $1,377
Insurance Fee: $17

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.