How to Apply

Application deadline: February 1 for priority status. Applications are accepted after the priority deadline until the next class has been filled.

Classes begin: fall semester

It will be helpful to have the following information ready before starting the online application at the link below:

  • Personal Statement: please write a one-page document in PDF, Microsoft Word or text-only format to upload with the application. The applicant should explain reasons for an interest in cardiovascular technology and how his or her formal training has prepared the student for a career in this field. Please describe specific experiences in health care and which personal characteristics would most help a person entering a career in health care. This is also the applicant's opportunity to highlight awards, recognitions, outside interests, etc. that may benefit his or her application.

  • Resume: a resume will be uploaded with your application, so please have this file saved on your hard drive before beginning.
  • References: Applicants will enter the names and contact information (including email addresses) of three (3) individuals into the online application. The system will then prompt each person to submit the reference online.

    A reference provides a professional recommendation on your behalf. It is preferred that college instructors provide these recommendations, but past supervisors during employment or volunteer positions are also acceptable. The recommendations may not be obtained from family members, friends, etc. Make sure each reference is willing to submit this electronically, and inform him or her that they will be receiving an email from “KU Medical Center <help@applyweb.com>” requesting them to submit a reference for you online.

  • Review the program's technical standards and requirements

  • English Language Proficiency: All applicants, including Kansas residents, are required to have excellent command of the English language. A professional evaluation of English language proficiency may be required at the discretion of the program director.

  • Transcripts: Arrange to have one official copy of each transcript from every college and university that you have attended sent directly to KU Medical Center. If the institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to SHPtranscripts@kumc.edu. Hardcopy transcripts can be mailed to the following address:
    Attn: CVT Admissions
    KU School of Health Professions
    Mail Stop 1068
    3901 Rainbow Blvd
    Kansas City, KS 66160

International Students:
An applicant is considered an international student if he or she requires a visa, or currently resides in the U.S. with non-immigrant status, or currently resides in the U.S. while applying for permanent residency. Additional requirements and documentation, such as proof of English language proficiency, are required for international students to become eligible for KU programs. Please review the information for international students before applying.


Online Application

Note: Partial or incomplete applications may not be reviewed.

Using the link above, please submit your completed application and pay the application fee. The application fee is paid when you click SUMBIT from the online application. Applicants can pay by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or by electronic check. U.S. banks only. Application fees are non-refundable. Electronic checks will be held for approximately six business days while the check clears.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY.

Last modified: Sep 03, 2017

Please contact Turi Wiedner, MBA, RVT, program director, for advising and questions about this program.

This certificate program is a partnership between Mid-America Cardiology and the KU School of Health Professions. The offices for this program are located in the Mid-America Cardiology suite of The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas.

For additional assistance, please contact the Office of the Dean, KU School of Health Professions.

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For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please see the gainful employment disclosure.

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