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Become a Certified

Electrocardiogram Technician

Train for a specialized career in the heart of the medical field



As an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician, you'll be an important member of the cardiology department, providing critical patient care and performing EKG tests. This demanding yet rewarding career puts you on the front lines of patient care, using advanced machines to run diagnostic tests, monitor cardiac rhythm, and measure heart rates. While most EKG Technicians work full-time in hospitals, opportunities may also be available in doctors' offices, medical laboratories, and outpatient clinics. If you're passionate about healthcare and looking for a challenging career, becoming an EKG Technician could be an ideal option.

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Electrocardiogram Technician certification course

essential information


program fees

  • CET Tuition $600

  • Registration fee: $100

  • Scrubs and Background check required

  • Tuition assistance may be available

Class info

  • 6-week program

  • Meets 2 days each week

  • 4 hours each day

  • Class size: 12 students

  • Space is limited, please register early

why pursue a career in Electrocardiography

According to, electrocardiogram technicians (CET) in Indiana earn an average annual salary of $38,384. The job outlook for CET is expected to grow with an estimated 15,000 new jobs opening in this profession by 2030.

about our certificate program

course topics

In the Certified Electrocardiogram Technician program, the skills and topics you will learn include:

  • Scope of Practice of EKG Technician

  • HIPAA Regulations

  • Consent

  • Infection Control

  • Communication

  • Vital Signs

  • Patient Preparation

  • Basic Anatomy & Physiology of the Heart

  • EKG Equipment

  • EKG Acquisition

  • Intervals & Waveforms

  • Arrhythmias

  • Conducting EKGS

  • EKG Analysis & Interpretation

  • Heart Rate & Rhythm


start dates


Spring 2023

In-Person Night Program

  • Summer Waitlist - Register today to be added to our next class!

  • Meets on-campus every Tues/Thurs at 5:30 - 8:30 pm Central Time

Rolling Admission

  • Additional start dates will be added if enrollment permits

  • Please apply online and the Program Director will contact you directly

How to Apply


The application and enrollment process for our Electrocardiogram Technician Certificate Program must be completed at least 30 days prior to requested program start date.

Apply on our Website

Schedule an Advising Meeting

Present Required Documents

Take Entrance Exam

Begin Class

Required documents for our Electrocardiogram Technician Certificate Program are:

Photo ID

Social Security Card

Birth Certificate

Health Insurance Card

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Negative background check prior to the first day of class

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