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How to Apply

Application deadline is February 1 for priority status. Applications may be accepted after the priority deadline if spots remain in the next class beginning in the following fall semester.

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

  • Personal Statement Questions
    On the application, please carefully and thoughtfully answer each of the questions presented.

  • Resume 
    Upload a resume with the application. Have this file saved and ready 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 their reference online.

    A reference will answer questions to provide 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 <>” requesting them to submit a reference for you online.

  • Technial Standards 
    Review the program's technical standards and requirements. Applicants will be asked to acknowledge they understand and accept these 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 attended sent directly to KU Medical Center. If the institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to

    Hardcopy transcripts can be mailed to the following address:
    Cardiovascular Technology, KU Dept. of Respiratory Care and Diagnostic Sciences, Mailstop 1013, 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.

Applications to this program are no longer accepted for the class beginning fall semester this year. The link to apply for the following class will be posted on this page after September 1.

Last modified: Jul 03, 2019

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

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.

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