Purpose: Prepares student for employment in physician’s office, hospitals, clinics, surgical centers, and wherever basic electrocardiogram and intravenous therapy skills are required. Persons who are already employed in health care may enroll in this program for career development.
Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.
Financial Aid: This program has not been approved or is pending approval by the U.S. Department of Education federal aid program eligibility. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs contact Financial Aid.
The Anne Arundel Community College School of Health Sciences reserves the right to revise the admission requirements, the selection criteria and procedures, and the curriculum as deemed necessary without prior notification.
- Attendance at program information session. Call 410-777-7310 for schedule. Detailed information regarding program, profession and academic requirements will be discussed. For online schedule, go to www.aacc.edu/healthsciences/infosessions.
- High school graduate or equivalent. Official transcript required.
- 18 years of age or older.
- Eligibility for ENG 111 or ENG 115 or ENG 121.
- Must have a minimum adjusted grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 at this college.
All Electrocardiogram and Intravenous (ECG/IV) Therapy Technician students must receive a minimum grade of C in each ECG/IV Therapy Technician course. Students who receive a final grade below C in any ECG/IV Therapy Technician course will be awarded a grade of F in that course. Students practice selected procedures on each other, and perform manual and automated procedures in the college laboratory.
Students apply to the Records and Registration office for the Letter of Recognition after they complete the program requirements.