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Cardiovascular Technology

Cardiovascular Technology

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CVT Program Preview Meetings

Summer Preview Meetings are on Tuesday from 9:00 - 10:00 am

  • June 9th, 2015
  • July 7th, 2015

To learn more about the Cardiovascular Technology Program or to sign up for a             CVT Program Preview Meeting, please email                or call 619-644-7303.

There will be a satellite Allied Health and Nursing Academic Counselor in building 34, office 259 for students and/or perspective students who have questions regarding their general education courses and transcripts, only.  

Individual Counseling appointments for former and current Grossmont College applicants interested in our CVT Program can be scheduled for a Friday appointment by calling       619-644-7303.  You will need your student ID number when making your appointment.

Future Grossmont College students can walk-in on Fridays from 12-1pm for quick questions (15 minutes max), or you can email our Health Professions Counselor at with your inquiry.

Effective June 2015 for Summer - the satellite counseling will change to Mondays from 1 pm - 5 pm. 

AS Degree required for program completion:

Due to new CAAHEP* standards, students must complete an AS degree in order to graduate from the Cardiovascular Technology Program.  This requires that all AS degree general education requirements be completed.  Please see the college catalog for specific requirements at

Upon acceptance into the CVT program, applicants must also apply to the college and contact a counselor in the Grossmont College Counseling Center (619) 644-7208 or  Students with an Associates Degree or higher from any institution must have the degree evaluated by a Grossmont College Academic Counselor.  The CVT Department cannot advise students on degree status or if additional units are necessary for the AS degree. 

*The Grossmont College Cardiovascular Technology Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), the oldest Allied Health accreditation body in the U.S. and is recognized internationally.

Attention All Health Professions Students

Please be aware that students accepted to the Health Professions Programs (Nursing, RT, CVT, Ortho Tech, OTA) at Grossmont College are required to undergo a background check and a urine drug screening test before starting the program or being placed at a clinical site. We expect the cost of these procedures to be $70 - $120. The student will be responsible for paying these fees.

It should be noted that failure to pass either or both of these procedures may interfere with clinical placement and/or acceptance of the student into the program.

All communication between the program office and the student is by email. All emails sent to the student on the waitlist and currently in the program are sent with a delivery and read receipt. If you chose not to check the read receipt, the program is not responsible if the student states that they did not receive the email.

Last Updated: 06/10/2015


Kristin Stafford
Health Professions Specialist
Phone: 619-644-7303
Fax: 619-644-7961

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