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EKG Technician

Program Quick Facts

Join the Ever-Growing Health Care Field with this Short-Term Certification Program

This comprehensive 50 hour EKG Technician certification program prepares students to function as EKG technicians and to take the NHA-Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other national certification exams. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices.

100% in-class attendance is required.

Learn more about a typical career in this field! 

* Please note: This program is not eligible for Pell Grant or Stafford Loans (FAFSA). Please click here to view other types of assistance.


Steps of Enrollment

  1. Attend an information session 
  2. Apply online  
  3. FBI & BCI background check*
  4. Take the WorkKeys Tests (must achieve a level 4 or higher)
  5. Submit copy of HS diploma/HSE
  6. Payment for the course*
  7. Scrubs* 

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The EKG Technician program is offered at Great Oaks by Condensed Curriculum International (CCI). Since 1993, CCI has supported schools in communities nationwide with educational programs focused on healthcare and other in-demand disciplines.