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Certified EKG Technician

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Cost: $2,995

170 Course Hours

Code: GES1047

Open Enrollment

Self Paced

Test Voucher Included


Electrocardiography (EKG) technicians are vital members of any healthcare team. If you want to join the booming healthcare industry as an EKG tech, this course will train you to apply, monitor, and measure electrocardiography tests in a flexible, online learning environment. Upon completion of this course, you will have the option of choosing between AECA’s provisional Certified EKG Technician Specialist (CETS) certification exam OR the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam.

Job Outlook for CCMAs

  • The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) forecasts 24% growth in the demand for EKG technicians between now and 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.
  • According to the National Healthcareer Association, the median annual salary for EKG technicians is $56,850 with top earners pulling in over $93,000 per year.

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