Tuesday – March 20, 2018
Cardiovascular Technology – Invasive
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Prepare for a rewarding career as a cardiac catheterization technologist, assisting cardiologists in cardiac catheterization labs with the care of heart patients and performing a variety of diagnostic and interventional procedures related to stent placements, pacemaker implants, and other heart or blood vessel conditions. Completing this program fulfills prerequisites to take the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) exam given by Cardiac Credentialing International (CCI).
Career Outlook: There is a high demand for invasive cardiac catheterization technologists.The projected growth is attributed to an increase in cardiovascular disease and the aging population.
Career Pathway: You can earn the EKG Technician certificate on your way to completing this degree.
Program Code: 10-521-1
Start Date: January
This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
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A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level algebra, biology and chemistry (grade C or higher).
Career Cluster: Health Sciences