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EKG Technician

Quick Program Facts

Program Description

You will learn basic cardiovascular anatomy and physiology as it relates to:

  • Electrocardiography
  • Technical aspects of the electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Interpretations of rhythm strips
  • Medical terminology
  • The role of the EKG Technician
  • Treadmill stress testing

After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to take a National Certification exam for EKG Technician.

Eligibility Requirements & Prerequisites

You must:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Provide copy of high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Bring your:
    • Photo ID in the form of a driver's license, U.S. passport, or military ID
    • Social Security card
  • Pass the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), if applicable
  • Have current Basic Life Support (BLS) health care provider CPR card from the American Heart Association
  • Pass a criminal background check

Credentials in Detail

After completing this course, you will receive an Institutional Award and will be qualified to take a national certification exam.  

You will receive 7.9 CEUs.

Course List

How to Apply

We will accept applications for the Spring 2020 class November 1–22, 2019.

  1. Download, print, and fill out the application
  2. Submit your completed application and supporting documents in person.
    • When: Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    • Where:
      Trinity River Campus (map)
      Building: Clear Fork
      Room: TRCF 2101
      300 Trinity Campus Circle
      Fort Worth, TX 76102
  3. Register for class.
    • Once you have been accepted, you may register for EKG Technician courses, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Accommodations

If you need to request accommodations, please call us at 817-515-1484.



Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

TRCF 2101A

Advising by Appointment 

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated November 11, 2019