Get ready to ace the Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam and join the dynamic world of healthcare! Our program sets you up to become an integral part of a cardiology team, operating crucial hospital equipment and helping doctors interpret results. With hands-on clinical experience, you'll be fully prepared to dive into action. While we connect with various healthcare organizations to find suitable clinical placements, it's important to note that placement or employment guarantees aren't provided.

Program Timeline

Embark on your journey at your own pace with our flexible timeline:

  • 8 months of program access
  • Hands-on clinical experience

Training Format

Becoming an EKG tech has never been easier or more convenient. Dive into our comprehensive online coursework whenever and wherever you have an internet connection:

  • Study from home or anywhere
  • Access material online at your convenience

Comprehensive Curriculum

Our program has 14 user-friendly courses and a valuable externship experience. Our coverage of skills often missed by other EKG tech programs, including in-demand areas like Holter monitoring and stress testing, sets us apart.

  • Program Orientation: EKG Technician
  • HealthCare Foundational Knowledge and Basic Science
  • General Patient Care
  • Infection Control
  • Externship Readiness Skills
  • Patient Care Coordination and Education
  • Communication and Customer Service in the Healthcare Office
  • Medical Laws and Ethics
  • EKG and Cardiovascular
  • Career Success in Healthcare
  • EKG Final Exam
  • Fundamentals of HIPAA
  • Initiating Your Externship
  • Program Completion: EKG Technician
  • Clinical Externship

EKG Technician Certification

CareerStep’s online EKG Technician training covers the knowledge and skills you need to successfully sit for industry-recognized certification. We want to support our learners in securing the certification that fits based upon your career goals and current job requirements. Your training includes an exam voucher and prep package for the CET certification – a significant value add of several hundred dollars.

  • Certified EKG Technician (CET)

Prove your proficiency with EKGs, stress tests, and Holter monitoring with the CET from the National Healthcareer Association.

Join us to kickstart your journey as a skilled EKG Technician!



With over 25 years’ experience, CareerStep offers learners a humans-come-first approach to learning in the fields of healthcare, healthcare administration, and technology. CareerStep offers fully online training programs designed to provide flexibility and allow you to take a self-paced learning approach. You will work with a Career Advisor to discuss your goals, choose your program and then start your training.

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