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Admission: Cardiovascular Technology Program

The Cardiovascular Technology Program accepts a limited number of students each year based on staffing, laboratory and instrumentation availability, and the number of clinical sites available for student assignment during the second year of training. Qualified applicants are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis based on receipt of verification of prerequisite completion.

The process for application to the Program follows:

  1. Prospective applicants are encouraged to meet with the Program Coordinator for information on prerequisites, structure of the program, employment opportunities and career paths. Call (619) 644-7302 to sign up up for an orientation to the program. For information on general education requirements or to develop an educational plan leading to a degree or certificate, contact the Grossmont College Counseling Center for an appointment, (619) 644-7208.
  2. Complete the following prerequisites:
    1. High school graduation or equivalent.
    2. Fundamentals of Chemistry (CHEM 115, 4 units) or  equivalent, or one year of college prep level high school chemistry with lab.
    3. Human Anatomy and Physiology (BIO 144 and BIO 145, 8 units; or BIO 140 and BIO 141, 8 units) or equivalent.
  3. Complete the CVT Application for Admission form and return to the CVT Office, Room 340B. Forms are available in the CVT Office, Grossmont College Counseling Center, or can be downloaded from the CVC web site. Deliver the completed application to the CVT office or mail to:
         Cardiovascular Technology
         Grossmont College
         8800 Grossmont College Dr.
         El Cajon, CA 92020-1799
  4. Submit one copy of evidence of high school graduation or G.E.D. to the CVT Department.
  5. Submit two official transcripts of all previous non-Grossmont College course work. Send one copy directly to the CVT Office and one copy to the Grossmont College Admissions and Records Office.
  6. When notified of acceptance, complete all admission requirements to attend Grossmont College. Refer to the Grossmont College Catalog for details or contact the Admissions and Records Office.
  7. Students entering the CVT Program must submit evidence of a satisfactory physical and dental examination in order to meet the requirements of clinical training. Medical and dental examinations forms are provided by the CVT Department.


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