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Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technology

Rapid Credential Program

NEXT CLASS BEGINS January 11, 2021 (Click Here for more information)

 

Program Description

Make a difference in your life and that of many others by joining the Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technology program. With a blend of theory, detailed skills labs and convenient online assignments, you will be provided with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a well-qualified EKG technician.

 

Students will be trained to operate equipment that measures and records heart activity and will know how to differentiate between normal and abnormal results.

 

Course Number

Course Title

Length

HSC0003

Basic Healthcare Worker

90 hours

MEA0540

EKG Aide

75 hours

MEA0541

EKG Technician 

300 hours

 

Program Hours and Schedule

465 hours ǀ 5 months ǀ Hybrid*

Monday – Thursday, 3:30pm – 10:00pm

Enrollment: August and January

 

*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.

 

Certification

Certified EKG Technician (CET)

 

Employment Opportunities

Hospitals  ǀ Cardiology Offices

 

College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.

  

Program Costs

Florida Resident Tuition: $1,302
Out of State Tuition: $5,208
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance and Trust Fees: $360
Books/Supplies: $254
Industry Certification Costs: $117
Florida Resident Total: $2,033
Out of State Total: $5,939

Prices are subject to change without notice.

Fees listed are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

 

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit https://studentaid.gov/ to apply.

 

Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Applicants must complete a physical exam and immunization record, drug screening (approved vendor only), and Level 2 Background Check (approved vendor only). Please note, additional fees associated with medical screenings are non-refundable.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

 

Program Counselor/Advisor

Meghan Emerson, Certified School Counselor

[email protected]

 

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

 

Program Costs

Florida Resident Tuition: $1,302
Out of State Tuition: $5,208
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance and Trust Fees: $360
Books/Supplies: $254
Industry Certification Costs: $117
Florida Resident Total: $2,033
Out of State Total: $5,939

Prices are subject to change without notice.

Fees listed are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar. 

 

Admission Requirements
• Schedule the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) ($15) or provide official documentation for a TABE exemption to your program counselor.

• Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for TABE results and/or a program specific orientation.

• Applicants must complete a physical examination report, immunization record, drug screening (approved vendor only), and background check (approved vendor only).

• Register for classes during open enrollment. Please be advised that registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

 

 

Program Counselor

Meghan Emerson, Certified School Counselor

(754) 321-5891 or [email protected]

 

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