Dorson Certified EKG technician

Certified EKG Technician (Online)

This course introduces students to patient preparation, EKG machines, performing and mounting of 12 lead, single channel EKG tracings. Review of the cardiovascular system and related terminology. Emphasis on basic rhythm identification and possible diseases are studied.


This class brings together anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system with how it pertains to the electrocardiograph procedure. The student will learn to successfully perform and mount an EKG. The recognition of abnormal EKG's and classification of heart diseases will also apply.  Students are required to complete 100 hours of internship/externship, after which they will receive their certificate of completion.

Once the student successfully completes the program he/she will be eligible to sit for the NHA competency test for EKG technician and be certified in CPR as a healthcare provider.

Our record of job placement assistance is currently 100%. Recruiters pay for access to recruit Dorson VTI graduates.

Cash Option - Click & Pay Now:

Program cycle 120 hours; Cost $4000 - Cash payment entitles a 15% discount.  A $75 non-refundable registration fee is applicable.  MEDCA fee is billed separately.


Financing Option subject to credit qualification:

Program Cycle: 120 hours; Cost $4000 with 20% down payment, and monthly installments for 12 or 24 months. $75 registration fee is non-refundable There is no pre-payment penalty. MEDCA fee is billed separately.

To enroll:

  1. Scroll down and click on the FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION link.

  2. Complete and submit the application.

  3. Upon receipt we will process your application and send you the financial agreement for you to review, sign, and return to us 

Questions, contact Dorson VTI at 973-676-6300.  


Online classes start immediately after acceptance.  Once you have fulfilled the online requirements you will be notified to schedule your externship requirements to complete your training. Once the externship section is completed, you may choose to sit your national exam with MEDCA.

Once you have paid you will see a button to "Register".  Please click and register for the course you have paid for.