Electrocardiography for the Cardiac Sonographer

Short-Term Certificate

Overview

This short-term certificate program allows sonographers and sonography students to quickly upskill or advance their careers as electrocardiography (EKG) technicians. Students learn how to interpret and perform electrocardiograms (EKGs/ECGs) and, upon completion, are eligible to take the Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification exam. 

This certificate is available only to registered cardiac sonographers (RDCS or RCS) and COTC students currently enrolled in the cardiovascular major of the Bachelor of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology. 

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Healthcare Expo

Sponsored by: Central Ohio Technical College, Licking Memorial Health Systems (LMHS) and the Career & Technology Education Center of Licking County (C-TEC)

Three students in nursing scrubs walk on the sidewalk at the Newark campus.

Wednesday, March 13 
10 a.m.–1 p.m.: High school session (contact Brandy Frias for information)
4-7 p.m.: Public session
John Gilbert Reese Center, COTC Newark Campus

public registration

Find your place in the healthcare industry at the Healthcare Expo. Whether you’re looking for a new career opportunity or to advance in your current field, the Healthcare Expo will help you get your start. 

  • View simulations of real-life medical scenarios and demonstrations of the latest medical equipment and technologies.
  • Explore COTC degrees and certificates that will lead you to a rewarding career in the healthcare industry.
  • Attend the LMHS career fair with on-the-spot job interviews. 

Come and see what the future of healthcare involves, and how you can be a part of it. Attendees will receive information about the following career fields: 

  • Healthcare: nursing, radiology, laboratory, respiratory therapy and surgical technology
  • Safety and security
  • Information technology: computer & network technician/specialist, IT specialist, network administrator, website developer and systems analyst
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Frequently Asked Questions

How quickly can I complete the Electrocardiography for the Cardiac Sonographer Short-Term Certificate?

Students can complete the certificate in just two semesters. 

Where can I find a list of classes (plan of study) for the program I want to study?

The courses students need to take to complete a certificate or degree are listed in a plan of study. 

Electrocardiography for the Cardiac Sonographer Short-Term Certificate Plan of Study

Can I take classes online or face-to-face?

Students pursuing a healthcare certificate should expect to take classes face-to-face to experience hands-on learning. Some general education classes may be offered online. 

At which campus is this program located? 

COTC Newark Campus
1179 University Drive
Newark, OH 43055