Electrocardiography (EKG) Technician

An EKG technician conducts various tests on a patient’s heart and lungs by attaching wires to the chest, arms, and legs. They monitor EKG machines, interpret readings, and record results. These professionals work in hospitals, physician’s offices, and diagnostic labs. During this course, students will learn medical terminology, patient care, and diagnostic imaging. Interested in the health field and savings lives? EKG technician may be the profession for you!

All applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED.


AVERAGE WAGE
$61,100

PROJECTED GROWTH
15%

PROJECTED JOB OPENINGS
10,100


What Can I Expect?

  • Instructor-led classroom and clinical lab learning
  • Opportunity to take the Certified EKG Technician Specialist (CETs) exam or the Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification exam

What Will I Learn?

  • Human Biology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Intro to Patient Care
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Intro to Respiratory Care

Career Examples

  • Paramedic
  • EKG Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Cardiovascular Technician

Get started today by contacting Corporate and Continuing Education at JC-CCE@jccmi.edu.