Compassion, energy, physical stamina and dedication to helping others in a clinical/medical environment. These are traits that make for a good cardiovascular technician (CVT). CVT’s use technology to perform tests that help doctors diagnose heart and blood vessel diseases. The OCC Cardiovascular Technologist degree program will give you the skills you need to pass the necessary certification exams and become a well-paid electrocardiography technician. Cardiovascular technologists in California earn a median income of $68,438. Your skill in this area could help save lives – read on to learn more about our program.
A sampling of courses for these careers
ECG Clinical Experience
Introduction to Sonography & Imaging Physics
Cardiac Anatomy & Pathophysiology
Cerebrovascular Peripheral Ultrasound
Did you know?
Projected employment for cardiovascular technologists and technicians in California is expected to increase by 25 percent through 2024.
Complete our certificate program, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in cardiovascular technology, and earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
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Earn an associate degree to launch a health career in this well-paying field
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Earn an associate degree to enter this field or choose our specialization certificate to upgrade an existing credential
Did you know?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have a certificate as
their highest level of education earned, on average, 20 percent more than
those whose highest education level is a high school diploma.
Christina Anchondo, M.S.
CTE Outreach Specialist
Katie Ottoson, M.S.
Counselor, CTE and