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Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technology

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 19, 2020 (Click Here for more information)



Program Description
Unravel the secrets of the mysterious heart that has captured our imagination for thousands of years. Make a difference in your life and that of many others by joining our 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. EKG Technicians operate equipment that records and measures heart activity, which is used to assist cardiologists and physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac (heart) and peripheral vascular (blood vessel) issues.


HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90 Hours
MEA0540 EKG Aide 75 Hours
MEA0541 EKG Technician 300 Hours

Program Hours and Schedule
465 Hours | 5 Months | Hybrid*
Monday – Thursday, 3:30pm – 10:00pm

This program is offered twice a year in August and January.

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


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.


Industry Certification and Licensure
Certified EKG Technician (CET)

Employment Opportunities
• Hospitals
• Cardiology Offices

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]


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