Technical Certificate of Credit

The Electrocardiography Technology technical certificate program is intended to provide students with the workplace skills necessary to perform and evaluate 12-lead electrocardiographs and telemetry surveillance in hospitals and cardiology offices in order to assist physicians in the diagnosis and monitoring of the heart. Students will be provided an in-depth knowledge of principles, practices, standards, and techniques used in the work place. Students will be able to demonstrate skills in accordance with the policies and procedures in the following areas: basic cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, ECG techniques and recognition, and electrophysiology.

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 26 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon Campus


Credit Hours

ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body 5
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for AHS 2
ECGT 1030 Introduction to Electrocardiography 5
ECGT 1050 Electrocardiography Practicum 5
ENGL 1010* Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012* Foundations of Mathematics 3
PSYC 1010* Basic Psychology 3
  Total Hours 26

*Students who meet prerequisite requirements may substitute equivalent degree-level general education core courses.