British Columbia Institute of Technology

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Cardiology Technology

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Degree:Diploma; Online; Distance
Field of Study:Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Careers:Cardiology Technologists and Electrophysiological Diagnostic Technologists


The BCIT Cardiology Technology Diploma is part of our comprehensive Cardiac Sciences department program offerings. As an accredited program, approved by the National Society of Cardiology Technologists, we offer a blended program, combining flexible online learning with a hands-on, skills-focused learning experience.

We train students to perform non-invasive diagnostic cardiology procedures, including electrocardiograms, ambulatory monitoring, and exercise stress testing, as well as prepare them to understand advanced concepts in cardiac devices and electrophysiology.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Calculus 
English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English Studies 12 (73%) or English First Peoples 12 (73%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (73%) from a recognized institution

Math: one of the following: Pre-Calculus 12 (67%) or Pre-Calculus 12 (50%) coupled with Calculus 12 (50%) Foundations of Math 12 (67%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses

Biology: one of the following (or equivalent*): Anatomy and Physiology 12 (67%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses or BHSC 0110 - Foundational Human Anatomy and Physiology or BHSC 0100 - Human Biology

Chemistry 11 (67%)

Physics: one of the following: Physics 11 (67%) or Applied Physics 12 (67%)

* 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.

Modified on August 23, 2021