The Online EKG Technician Program
EKG technician training that leads to certification.
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EKG Technician Training: A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success
You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment, your online EKG Technician program could help you find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for. The best part is that you could take the first big step right now.
375 Coursework Hours (+20 Clinical Hours)
Complete in as Little as 12 Months†
$35,000 Median Salary*
11% Predicted 10-Year Job Growth*
Unleash your full potential for a more fulfilling life and career. We’ll help.
This Could Be the Perfect Job for You
Electrocardiogram (EKG) technicians conduct diagnostic tests that help doctors identify cardiovascular issues in patients. They’re an important—even vital—part of a healthcare team.See full job description >>
6 Reasons to Complete Your EKG Tech Training With CareerStep
Get it done on your time.
Complete the online coursework as fast as you’d like - you set the pace and then decide when you’re ready to take the CET certification test.
EKG technicians are present in virtually every cardiology department, and they have no shortage of job opportunities.
Gain first-day confidence.
CareerStep’s online EKG Technician program comes with all the learning content and exercises (including advantageous externship opportunities) you need to be prepared to get certified and ready for work at a hospital or clinic near you.
Move on up.
Electrocardiogram jobs can mark the beginning of a lucrative career trajectory. Your medical career could take several routes, and EKG tech training is a great place to kick it off.
EKG technicians are valued healthcare team members who spend their workdays assisting doctors and helping patients—it’s hard not to feel good about that.
Pay your way.
Our online EKG Technician program offers a variety of payment options to provide greater flexibility.
Our Happy Learners Say It Best
I took the online EKG technician course while I was wrapping up my EMT course. The content was easy to understand and navigate, and technical support was there when I needed them. Thank you for a fantastic experience!
It’s a steady paced program. They give you more than enough time to finish, are very professional and help when needed. I have told many people at my job about CareerStep. If you’re wanting a TRUE career, CareerStep is the program to help you reach it.
1. Start today.
Begin your training (and transformation) right now.
2. Learn your way.
Complete your training on your own terms.
3. Get hire-ready.
Prepare to take valuable certification exams.
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Get trained and certification-ready with an online program built to adapt to your needs. That’s why an externship experience is included with your EKG Tech program to get hands-on practice, gain valuable knowledge, and apply your training through exposure in the healthcare field. When you become eligible, our team will coordinate to secure all required documentation and work to connect you with one of our participating partner sites.
- > Complete in as Little as 12 Months†
- > Self-Paced Study
- > Anywhere, Anytime Learning
- > 1:1 (Human) Support
What You’ll Learn
With 395 total training hours, this online EKG Technician program will provide the general knowledge, skills, and experience employers are looking for in job candidates.
Get the lay of the land. Know what the program entails, how to navigate the course, and how to contact CareerStep for support.
Healthcare & Cardiovascular Foundations
Understand basic roles and responsibilities, terminology, anatomy, and vital care.
Learn to use and maintain EKG equipment, prepare patients, and interpret results.
Final Exam Prep
Know what to expect in regards to (and how to prepare for) the final exam.
Online EKG Technician Program FAQs
How long does EKG technician training take?
The fully online EKG technician coursework is designed to take 375 hours of study. There are also 20 clinical hours of workplace experience included. Combined, you can complete the entire program in as little as twelve months.†
Is financial assistance available for the online EKG Technician program?
CareerStep offers a variety of flexible payment options, installment plans, and even discounts for U.S. veterans, Active Duty service members, and their spouses. As CareerStep is not an educational institution, we cannot offer—or accept—traditional financial aid, such as student scholarships, loans, and grants through FAFSA. However, our low-cost training programs are affordably priced and our goal is to find a payment solution that meets your needs.
How much do EKG technicians make?
EKG technician salaries vary based on location and experience, but on average, EKG technicians make $35,000 per year.* Many techs also qualify for benefits.
What’s the job market like for EKG technicians?
It’s awesome! Hospitals and clinics everywhere are looking to hire certified EKG techs, so your prospects are promising. Heart health isn’t a trend, after all, and thanks to an aging population, industry experts expect the need for this role to grow 11% in the next 10 years.*
Are clinical hours included in my EKG technician training?
Clinical hours are an essential component of your training—particularly as you work towards certification and potential employment. They give you a chance to test your current skill level and put all your new knowledge to work in real-world settings. That’s why we work with a vast network of healthcare organizations to provide these hands-on learning experiences. Please keep in mind that while clinical hours are included as part of your course, placement is based on a number of factors—including geography and availability—so we can’t guarantee that you’ll find placement in your area.
What does an EKG technician do?
EKG technicians provide assistance to doctors and cardiology staff by measuring patients’ basic vital signs, operating electrocardiogram machines and delivering their results, and performing rapid response procedures when needed.
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$2,799 for full program access
$2,499.00 for eligible MyCAA and ACA learnersOr call now: 800-411-7073 >>
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