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Cardiovascular Technology--Invasive

at Northland Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 67
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Program prepares individuals through the use of specific high-technology equipment at the direction of qualified physicians, to assist in the performance of procedures on patients leading to the diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired heart disease. The entry level practitioner will use physiologic analytical equipment for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, perform advanced cardiac life support techniques, make anatomic and physiologic diagnosis, and demonstrate values and attitudes congruent with professional standards and ethics. Currently enrolled students or program graduates are eligible to sit for the Invasive Cardiovascular Registry Exam, which is administered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) .

Program Locations

  • Northland Community and Technical College, East Grand Forks 56721

Labor Market Information

  • Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

  • Median wage: $29.86/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers

  • Median wage: $74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Northland Community and Technical College
Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Highway 1 E Thief River Falls, MN 56701 Toll-Free: (800) 959-6282 Local: (218) 683-8800 TTY: (800) 627-3529