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Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technology

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 12, 2024

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NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 12, 2024 (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 NumberTitleLength
HSC0003Basic Healthcare Worker90 hours
MEA0540EKG Aide75 hours
MEA0541EKG Technician 300 hours

Program Costs

Florida Resident Tuition$1,302
Out of State Tuition$5,208
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance and Trust Fees$360
Industry Certification Costs$117
Florida Resident Total$2,015
Out of State Total$5,921

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit to apply.


  • Certified EKG Technician (CET)

Employment Opportunities

  • Hospitals
  • 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.

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.
  • Physical examination and immunization record, drug screening (approved vendor only), 
    and Level 2 Background Check (approved vendor only).
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.



For information about national and program accreditation, please contact the institution.

Program Info

Program Length:

465 hours ǀ 5 months

Program Offered:

August and January

Delivery Method:

*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.

Days & Times:

  • Monday – Thursday, 4:15pm – 10:00pm and Online: 3 hours/week

Enroll in our Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technology program today.

To get started with this program, sign up today to attend a program orientation by contacting the Admissions Counselor at: [email protected] or 754.321.5891.

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

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