Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences
Waters College of Health Professions

Cardiovascular Interventional Science (CVIS) Degree Concentration

Format: In person at Armstrong Campus
Credit Hours: 130
Students accepted: 10
Clinical sites: 12 including sites in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia
Program Coordinator: Mrs. Esma Campbell

Georgia Southern University is home to the only accredited baccalaureate invasive cardiovascular technology program in the United States. In this specialization, you will use sophisticated, state-of-the-art equipment as you work in interventional cardiology suites, cardiac cath labs, vascular hybrid suites and neurovascular arenas.

Students in Georgia Southern’s CVIS program have the opportunity to complete five clinical rotations at prestigious clinical sites around the southeast, which will give you the training you’ll need to excel in this field. You’ll be prepared to assist in invasive cardiovascular settings, including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that affect the cardiovascular system.

Jobs in Cardiovascular Technology

After completing the cardiovascular interventional science concentration, you’ll be prepared to work in a variety of positions using cardiovascular technology, including:

  • Cardiovascular interventional technologist
  • Vascular technologist
  • Cardiac catheterization technologist
  • Cardiovascular invasive specialist
  • Peripheral Vascular Interventional Technologist
  • Electrophysiology Technologist

Professional Licensure

The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences anticipates that graduates of this program will seek the following professional state licenses or national certifications: Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist, RCIS.

The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences has determined that the required classes and educational activities of this academic program will qualify a graduate of this program to take the exam for a state license (or certificate) in Georgia (not applicable) or any other state or territory. For required disclosures on whether this program satisfies the license requirements of all states and territories for a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist click www.cci-online.org to check the requirements of your state or territory

Program Outcomes

OutcomesNational Credentialing Exam Pass Rate (Passed/Taken)Retention Rate-Remained in program and graduated (Graduated/Enrolled)Positive Job Placement (Placed/Graduated)
3 Year Avg

(Only 2018**)

100%88%

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Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus
Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Dept #4901
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419

Radiologic Sciences

Phone: 912-344-2802
Fax: 912-344-3442

Accreditation

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The cardiovascular interventional science track is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the JRCCVT. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

CAAHEP

25400 US Highway 19 North
Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354
caahep.org

Last updated: 9/11/2020

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus 

Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Dept # 4901
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419