Algonquin College

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Cardiovascular Technology

Algonquin College

Faculty:School of Health & Community Studies
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Cardiopulmonary Technology/Technologist
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,792
International: $16,735

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.

Careers:Cardiology Technologists and Electrophysiological Diagnostic Technologists

Description:

Using hands-on learning, explore a career that supports cardiac care.

The two-year Cardiovascular Technology Ontario College Diploma program provides you with the essential knowledge and technical skills required to perform electrocardiograms, exercise tolerance tests and ambulatory monitoring in the role of a cardiovascular technologist. Professionals in this field work closely with patients to diagnose cardiac conditions.

Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) 
  •   Biology 
  •   Chemistry 
  •   Physics 
Applicants are required to have:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.


Applicants must also have: English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 60% or higher, Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent) with a grade of 60% or higher, Biology, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 60% or higher, Chemistry, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 60% or higher, Physics, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 60% or higher.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Application Notes : International applicants must submit proof of either: IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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