Cardiovascular Technology

Cardiovascular Technology

With this cardiovascular program, you will play a key role in keeping the body’s hardest-working muscle healthy.

Program Details

A cardiovascular technologist education will prepare you for a career performing invasive procedures on the heart. In cardiovascular technology jobs, you will work alongside cardiologists to perform diagnostic and therapeutic heart procedures. These include diagnostic catheterizations, stent placements and temporary pacemakers.

PA College offers two ways to become an entry-level cardiovascular invasive specialist. Both of our programs offer hands-on experience right away, with access to advanced simulation learning. Work in small classes alongside experienced health care professionals to set yourself up for success.

Want to learn more about careers in cardiovascular technology, why cardiovascular technologists are in demand, or specifics on our cardiovascular technology degree? Complete the Request More Information form below.

See the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ job outlook.

If you already have an associate degree (or higher) or have completed a two-year, post-secondary allied health program, you may eligible for our certificate program.

Job Openings
Through 2028
Expected Job Openings Through 2030
Median Salary

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

All program applicants must meet general admission requirements.

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Tuition & Fees

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Course Delivery

Course Delivery

This course is offered both
online and in-person.

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Learn more about the Cardiovascular Technology program from a PA College alumni.


First Year: Associate Degree in Applied Science
Second Year: Associate Degree in Applied Science


Our Cardiovascular Technology degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology. See more accreditation information.

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Simulated patients. Real scenarios.

At the area's newest and most advanced clinical simulation lab, You'll feel like you're on the job from day one.

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Meet the Faculty

Breanna Gruver

Breanna Gruver, BS, RCIS

Program Director, Cardiovascular Technology

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Jess Clauser

Jessica Clauser, BSHS, RCIS

CVT Clinical Coordinator

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