ET81 Electrocardiography Technology, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Henry Center

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
Minimum Length of Program: 3 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 26

Program Description

The Electrocardiographic Technician certificate program is intended to provide students with the workplace skills necessary to perform and evaluate 12-lead electrocardiographs and telemetry surveillance in hospitals and cardiology offices in order to assist physicians in the diagnosis and monitoring of the heart. Students will be provided an in-depth knowledge of principles, practices, standards, and techniques used in the work place. Students will be able to demonstrate skills in accordance with the policies and procedures in the following areas: basic cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, ECG techniques and recognition, and electrophysiology.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Jewel Wise, B.S., Program Coordinator


Program Courses

First Term

ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body


ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences


ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I


MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics


PSYC 1010Basic Psychology


Second Term

ECGT 1030Introduction to Electrocardiography


Third Term

ECGT 1050Electrocardiography Practicum


ECGT 1050 (Clinical) can be taught in Fall, Spring, and Summer.