Admission: Admission to Cardiovascular Technology is competitive (refer to page 15 for enrollment date and application, transcript, and course completion deadlines). Prospective students must have completed all courses listed under General Core Courses (COMP 1000, ENGL 1101, HUMN 1101, MATH 1101 or MATH 1111, PSYC 1101, MATH 1127, and SPCH 1101 or ENGL 1105) and designated Occupational Courses (BIOL 2113, BIOL 2114, SCT 100, PSYS 1110, and ALHS 109) by the transcript deadline (page 15) to enter the program. A minimum of a 2.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale must be achieved in these courses in order to be evaluated for admission to the program.
For more information regarding this process, please contact the Admissions Office at (706) 771-4028.
Program Description: Cardiovascular Technology is a program of Augusta Technical College and University Hospital’s Harry T. Harper, Jr., M.D., School of Cardiac and Vascular Technology. The off-campus site is centered at the Heart and Vascular Institute at University Health Care System. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.
The program is accredited by The Council on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs—Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology. Students take the National Registry in Cardiac or Vascular Technology before graduation.
Employment Opportunities: Cardiovascular technologists may pursue career opportunities within hospitals, physicians’ offices, medical clinics, mobile outreach companies, cardiac equipment companies, or research groups.