Program Description

Electrophysiology (EP) is an emerging healthcare science and therapy. EP is a subspecialty of cardiology that focuses on diagnosing and treating cardiac arrhythmias. Technologists assist the cardiologist during diagnostic and invasive procedures including programmed electrical stimulation, sterile scrub technique, electro-anatomical 3D mapping, catheter ablation for cardiac arrhythmias and device implantation for cardiac rhythm management such as pacemakers and other advanced implantable devices. 

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Program Length

12 months. Please note: This AS program is taught online.

Possible Careers

Cardiac cath labs, hospital and clinical settings, sales positions for bio-technology companies

Application Deadlines

Jan 1 to June 30 with a March 31 priority deadline

Admissions Requirements

  • Minimum G.P.A. is 2.5
  • Prerequisites should be completed before potentially beginning the program

Prerequisites

  • Religion: 4 units per year of attendance at a Seventh-day Adventist college or university
  • College algebra
  • Anatomy and physiology w/lab (complete sequence)
  • Introductory chemistry w/ lab
  • Introductory physics w/ lab or high school level physics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Choose one from the following: general psychology, general sociology, cultural anthropology
  • English composition, complete sequence
  • Introduction to computers, college or high school
  • Humanities
  • Electives to meet the minimum total requirement of 39 quarter (26 semester) units

Discipline Accrediting Agency

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; (727) 210-2350; www.caahep.org

Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

Academic Year 2021-2022

Year of Program: Year 1 Year 2
Tuition $24,010 $6,370
Fees $2,772 $924
Books & Supplies $1,000 $332
Instruments
Misc (e.g., Boards, Licensing exam, Uniforms)
Total $27,782 $7,626

Notes

The cost of attendance varies from year to year.  Please contact the office of Student Accounts for up-to-date costs. 

Estimated Living Expenses

Academic Year 2021-2022, off campus, with a roommate

Year of Program: Year 1 Year 2
Months enrolled 9 3
Room & Board $13,275 $4,425
Transportation $2,880 $960
Personal Expenses $2,250 $750

Notes

  • Amounts are what a student can apply to borrow for the number of months shown in each academic year based on living off campus with a roommate and not with a relative.
  • International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on the numbers listed here.
  • In general, to qualify for financial aid a student must be enrolled at least half time taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.