Certificate Program

EKG Technician

Join the critical world of cardiac care with our EKG Technician Certificate. Learn to perform vital electrocardiogram tests, contributing to the diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions.

About the EKG Technician Certificate

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Course length

12 weeks

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Time commitment

16 hours

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Salary Range

$29 - $39K

(entry level)
Tuition - $2,000*

*You can pay as little as $256 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

The EKG Technician Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals for a career as an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician. Students will learn to perform EKG tests, operate EKG equipment and recognize various cardiac rhythms. This program also covers patient care, medical terminology and EKG interpretation. You will be well-equipped to work in hospitals, clinics and medical facilities, providing crucial support in diagnosing and monitoring cardiac conditions. Get on the fast track to a rewarding health care career in the field of cardiology.


Certified EKG Technician (CET) by National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Did you know?

EKG Technicians in Massachusetts earn an average salary of $80,870 per year.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Is This EKG Technician Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Do you have a keen interest in health care and an innate drive to help others?
  • Are you searching for a career path that lets you join the workforce in a relatively short amount of time?
  • Are you eager to acquire hands-on skills and apply them in a health care environment?
  • Can you thrive in a dynamic setting, where adaptability and quick thinking are key?
  • Does the idea of working collaboratively with a team of health care professionals excite you?
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Potential Careers

Upon completing your certificate and earning your credential, you will be prepared for exciting new roles, such as:

  • EKG Technician
  • Cardiac Monitor Technician
  • Holter Monitor Technician
  • Stress Test Technician
  • Health care Administrator
  • Medical Equipment Sales Representative

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

Why Regis College?

For nearly 100 years, Regis College has empowered students to succeed academically, serve, and lead. Certificate programs through the Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offer:

  • Icon of a check mark Self-paced coursework
  • Icon of a check mark Online learning formats
  • Icon of a check mark Reputable career credentials
  • Icon of a check mark Skills for in-demand jobs
  • Icon of a check mark Specialized knowledge
  • Icon of a check mark Potential for higher salary
  • Icon of a check mark Degree completion pathways
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The courses online were great

"My two favorite parts of the course were, first, the simulations, which make you feel like you’re getting used to a new career. I also liked the go-at-your-own pace learning. It’s nice to know you can take a second, regroup, and try it all over again. For someone who’s going to school later in life, it was great."

Courtney Rosati
The MedCerts program was very easy to follow

"The certificate program taught me a lot about the physiology of the heart, more in-depth stuff I didn’t know. It gave me a better understanding of what I was looking at with the EKGs. I’m one of the more informed technicians at my current job because of this course."

James DeVogel
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Funding Options Are Available

The Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offers affordable and flexible pay-as-you-go options to make earning a professional certificate a reality for as many students as possible. Some certificate earners may even be eligible for tuition assistance through their employer.