Online Certificate

EKG Technician

Our 12-week online EKG certification program will prepare you for certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) as a Certified EKG Technician (CET). You’ll learn medical terminology and disease processes and will become familiar with healthcare settings, how to explain procedures to patients, monitor blood pressure, position patients, apply Holter monitors and assist cardiologists with stress testing.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

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Recent high school graduates

About the EKG Technician Certificate

Course length

12 weeks

Weekly time commitment

16 hours

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This EKG Technician program is ideal for someone interested in an entry-level career in healthcare and is often used as the first step towards obtaining advanced certifications like Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy and Patient Care Technician. With the added customer service training through the Professionalism in Allied Health course, you’ll be comfortable professionally interacting with patients, doctors and anyone else you encounter in your career. How to interact with a variety of personalities and having proper bedside manner with patients you are treating is essential to a career in healthcare.

Regional Data (North Carolina)

EKG Technicians in North Carolina earn an average salary of $60,300 per year.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Cardiovascular Technician


EKG Technician


ECG Technician

How Much Does a EKG Technician Certificate Cost?

We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access. Speak with an enrollment advisor to see what payment option you may qualify for.

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Payment begins 30 days after your course start date.

*This advertised payment is for qualified applicants who choose the 18-month financing option. Other payment options available. Minimum deposit of $200 required to enroll.