Combine classroom learning and hands-on training with our close-knit cardiovascular technology program, which prepares you to be an active member of a heart health team through clinical experience.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally, and there is high demand for technologists who record images of the heart and blood vessels to assist in diagnosis and treatment. This four-year curriculum prepares students for employment after graduation, as well as opportunities for further study and career advancement.
Hands-on Clinical Experience
Practice specialized skills with more than 600 hours of clinical experience in health care settings.
Guaranteed Job Placement
Get your career on track through a program with a 100 percent job placement rate for cardiovascular technologists.
Prepare for leadership and the training of future cardiovascular technologists through the curriculum's wide scope of coursework.
Rigorous Science Curriculum
Set yourself up for success in graduate study opportunities here or at other health care-focused institutions.
What You’ll Study
Take a wide variety of courses in biology, chemistry and health care management. Clinical courses and internships teach hands-on skills with cardiovascular imaging equipment. This program of study provides an alternate undergraduate route for pre-med and other pre-health students, and there is a strong sense of community within this major's smaller cohort.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Using proven strategies to help individuals or groups achieve positive outcomes
Understanding and using specialized language and vocabulary in health care settings
Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions
Working with professionals from different disciplines to provide coordinated care or services
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
- Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist
- Noninvasive Cardiovascular Technologist
- Physician Assistant
- Health Care Manager
Job Titles of Alumni
- Cardiovascular Sonographer
- Vascular Sonographer
- Registered Vascular Technologist
- Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist
- Senior Clinical Imaging Specialist
- Epic Cupid / Radiant Analyst
Average Alumni Salary
Five to 10 years after graduation without additional education $57,599
- Health Care
- Sales and Support
- Instrumentation Companies
- Catheterization Labs
Employers of Alumni
- Medical University of South Carolina
- AnMed Health
- Greenville Health System
- Richland Pediatric Cardiology
- Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System