Expand your career skills with noncredit training

NSCC’s EKG Technician Certification Training program prepares you to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Certified Electrocardiograph Technician Exam (CEKG), and the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam. Learn anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. Practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices. Cost includes required e-book.

It is strongly recommended that students take the Accuplacer Placement Exam at the Center for Alternative Studies and Testing prior to registration, for advising purposes.

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Cost: $999
Program Length: 50 hours
Payment: Visa, MasterCard, Discover cards, check or money orders accepted. 


hours to complete certification training



Median Wage Range


Projected Massachusetts

Ways to Register

By Phone 978-236-1200 | Monday  Friday | 9:00am  5:00pm

In Person –Visit NSCC’s Lynn or Danvers Enrollment Center to enroll in person

Next Steps

Next Steps

If you have interest in continuing your education, learn about other Professional Education or academic programs in NSCC’s Nursing and Allied Health Pathway.

Get in touch

For more information, please contact NSCC's Professional Education Division.

Phone: 978-236-1200


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State and federal government eligibility

Workforce Individual Training Program-eligible

Section 30-eligible when taken in combination with Phlebotomy and/or Nurse Assistant



North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

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