Cardiovascular Interventional Science Degree Concentration
Format: In person on the Armstrong Campus in Savannah
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.
Forms and Resources
- Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Student Handbook 2020-2022 (PDF)
- Radiological Sciences Degree Manual 2020-2022 (PDF)
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
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) and state licensure.
The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences 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 Cardiovascular Invasive Professional Certification Examination. The department has not determined whether this program satisfies the requirements of all states and territories for the RCIS or state licensure. Visit the Cardiovascular Credentialing International to determine the requirements of your state or territory.
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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
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.
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Last updated: 2/13/2023