Program Description

Electrophysiology (EP) is an emerging healthcare science and therapy. EP is a subspecialty of cardiology that focuses on diagnosing and treating cardiac arrhythmias. Technologists assist the cardiologist during diagnostic and invasive procedures including programmed electrical stimulation, sterile scrub technique, electro-anatomical 3D mapping, catheter ablation for cardiac arrhythmias and device implantation for cardiac rhythm management such as pacemakers and other advanced implantable devices. 

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Program Length

12 months. Please note: This AS program is taught online.

Possible Careers

Cardiac cath labs, hospital and clinical settings, sales positions for bio-technology companies

Application Deadlines

Quarter Application Open Priority Deadline Final Deadline
Autumn of 2024 Jan 1, 2024 Jun 30, 2024

Admissions Requirements

  • Minimum G.P.A. is 2.5
  • Prerequisites should be completed before potentially beginning the program

Prerequisites

  • Religion: 4 units per year of attendance at a Seventh-day Adventist college or university
  • College algebra
  • Anatomy and physiology w/lab (complete sequence)
  • Introductory physics w/ lab or high school level physics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Choose one from the following: general psychology, general sociology, cultural anthropology
  • English composition, complete sequence
  • Introduction to computers, college or high school
  • Humanities
  • Electives to meet the minimum total requirement of 39 quarter (26 semester) units

Discipline Accrediting Agency

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; (727) 210-2350; www.caahep.org

Integrating faith and health
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

The following estimated cost of attendance is based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. Estimated amounts may vary based on a number of factors. Students may use these estimates when applying for financial aid.

Required Program Costs

Academic Year 2024-2025

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
9
Year 2
3
Tuition & Fees $28,278 $7,839
Books, Materials, Supplies & Equipment Allowance
(May or may not be purchased through the school)
$1,492 0

Other Educational Costs

Non-required costs that can be funded with scholarships/loans.

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
9
Year 2
3
Living Expense (Food & Housing Allowance)
Students will be assigned one of the following Living Expense Budget Options:
  • On Campus Dorm
  • $10,800 $3,600
  • LLU Owned Rental Property
  • $17,280 $5,760
  • LLU Owned Rental w/ Dependents
  • $18,180 $6,060
  • Undergraduate Dependent w/ Parents
  • $6,480 $2,160
  • Off Campus
  • $17,280 $5,760
    Transportation Allowance $3,150 $1,050
    Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $3,150 $1,050
    Federal Student Loan Fees $69 $25
    Cost of Obtaining Professional License 0 $365
    Dependent Care
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request
    Disability-Related Expenses
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request

    Notes

    The cost of attendance varies from year to year.  Please contact the office of Student Accounts for up-to-date costs. 
    • Estimated amounts are for the academic year specified only. Amounts are based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on these amounts.
    • Amounts are expected to increase each year consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.
    • To qualify for financial aid, most students must be enrolled at least half time in an aid eligible program and be taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.