Tuesday – January 28, 2020

Cardiovascular Technology AAS Degree

Cardiovascular Technology



Downtown Milwaukee Campus 


To prepare for a Cardiovascular Technology (CVT) career, learn the theoretical concepts and the clinical applications of procedures used to diagnose and relieve symptoms of cardiac (heart-related) pathologies. 

Program applicants select either the invasive (Cardiac Catheterization Lab) or noninvasive (Echocardiography) subspecialty. After the first year of general CVT courses, each subspecialty focuses on its unique curriculum. Hands-on instruction occurs in campus labs and in hospitals.  

Career Outlook: The continuing demand for CVTs indicates strong employment opportunities. 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 better).

Detailed Program Information

Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Course Requirements (link)
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