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Electrocardiography Technician Certificate

The Electrocardiography Technician Certificate is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-Kingwood and LSC-North Harris. For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.

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Program Description

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).

Program Plan

Subject Number Title 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

TOTAL Contact Hours for
Electrocardiograph Technician Certificate:


  1. Wage Data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013, www.bls.gov/oes.