When you train with CSU Bakersfield Extended Education, you can be prepared for a successful career as an EKG technician in less than one year. The healthcare industry is growing rapidly, and the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that employment for cardiology technicians, which includes EKG technicians, will grow by 23% by 2026.*
The EKG technician career path offers several benefits:
- Helping people — You can work in a field that focuses on helping people and making a difference with their health every day.
- Competitive salaries and benefits — EKG technicians enjoy competitive salaries as well as the potential for traditional employment benefits.
- High-demand skill — If you’re already working in the healthcare industry, adding EKG technician certification is a great skill to add to your arsenal.