Invasive Cardiovascular Technology

Would you like a challenging and fast-paced health career that’s projected to be one of the fastest-growing this decade? Do you dream of a career where you have the opportunity to make a difference every day?

Consider a career in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology.

The Invasive Cardiovascular Technology program, unique to El Centro within the colleges of DCCCD, is a challenging, multifaceted program designed to produce well-trained, highly qualified medical professionals.

Graduates of our program consistently perform above the national average on the national board exam and are automatically awarded the limited medical radiology technology credential by the Texas State Board of Health.

Invasive Cardiovascular Technology At-A-Glance


What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Invasive Cardiovascular Technology jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence

What Does an Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist Do?

Invasive cardiovascular technologists work in cardiac catheterization labs. They assist cardiologists and vascular surgeons in invasive procedures such as implanting pacemakers and stents to relieve heart blockages, and may open blockages for patients on dialysis.

Why is This a Good Career Bet?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health-related occupations will add the most new jobs to the economy — nearly one-third of the total increase — through 2024.

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth for cardiovascular technologists at 43% over the next decade. It also lists cardiovascular technologists technician as ninth in its 39 fastest-growing occupations.

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Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Degree and Certificate Options

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HB 1508 Notice

This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information please visit