Certificate in Interventional Cardiac & Vascular Technology – Vascular
Forsyth Technical Community College

Program Details

The online Certificate in Interventional Cardiac & Vascular Technology – Vascular is intended for individuals employed in a Peripheral Vascular Lab who have graduated from an approved accredited program and have earned an Associate Degree or higher in Nursing or Radiography.  The curriculum provides the knowledge and skills necessary to qualify as entry-level Intervention Cardiac and Vascular Specialists.  Courses include radiographic physics, radiation protection, patient care, ECG, pharmacology, anatomy, and pathology.


  • College transcripts
  • Overall GPA of 2.8
  • Graduation from an eligible program (B.S. Biology/Electrophysiology, Echo, Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Registered Nursing, Nuclear Medicine)
  • Secured employment in a peripheral interventional lab
  • Letter of recommendation from department manager to include the number and types of exams performed per year in the department

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges