Length of Program and College Degree Conferred
The cardiac sonography program is 72 credits with the awarding of an Associate in Science Degree upon successful completion. Completion time can vary depending on a candidate's background and need for identified preparatory skills and coursework and the student's rate of study. The Cardiovascular Technology program has many clinical affiliates. While laboratory classes are held at the Lancaster campus it is expected that the student have their own transportation to attend field trips and a clinical rotation which could be up to 90 miles from the Lancaster campus. Graduates are eligible to sit for one of two exams - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). New July 2010 - In addition to this credential students are eligible after the completion of CVT 103 to sit for the CCT or CRAT exams through Cardiovascular Credentialing International.
717-780-1988 or 800-222-4222, ext. 211988
Cardiac Sonography Program Office
HACC Lancaster Campus
East Building Rm 207
1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602