Admission Requirements for AAS in Cardiovascular Technology Degree Program (CVT-AAS)

Applicants to all programs must follow program-specific criteria listed below. Each applicant will be interviewed and given a tour of the College by his/her assigned admissions representative. Information gathered during this meeting will be presented to the Campus Director for review. If said review results in a positive recommendation, the applicant is encouraged to proceed with the appropriate application process.

Minimum HS Diploma or recognized equivalency certificate (GED)
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The following steps must be taken to complete the admissions process for the Cardiovascular Technology Degree Program (CVT-AAS).

  1. Admissions Application

Complete and submit the official admissions application. Any fraudulent response in the application form will result in automatic disqualification, acceptance will be revoked, and dismissal from the Program.


  1. High School Diploma or GED

Along with the application, present a copy of the applicant’s high school diploma/transcript, or have the applicant’s high school send a copy of their diploma or official transcript directly to Eastern International College.

Recipients of a State Equivalency Diploma (GED) must submit a copy of the transcript of their test results with the application. Applicants whose secondary education was in a country outside the United States must obtain written official evaluation of transcripts showing equivalency from their native country, using an approved evaluating company, such as World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).  Official electronic transcripts (e-transcripts) are accepted.

  1. Accuplacer Exam

All applicants for the Cardiovascular Technology degree program (CVT-AAS) are required to take the Next-Generation Accuplacer placement tests in reading, sentence skills, and mathematics which is administered at Eastern International College. Applicants who score lower than 244 in Reading and Writing and lower than 260 in Mathematics must take and pass developmental English courses (Developmental Reading or ENG 099, Developmental Writing or ENG 098), and Elementary Algebra (MAT 099) while enrolled in the college.

The Accuplacer is waived for any of the following reasons:

  1. Combined SAT score of 1100 or better (if applicable)
  2. Earned Associates degree (or higher) obtained from a nationally or regionally accredited institution with an official transcript of record. A degree earned outside the United States which must be evaluated using an approved evaluating company, such as World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), for a United States degree equivalency. Transcript evaluation is the responsibility of the applicant.
  3. Earned credits for college level English and Elementary Algebra (or higher) with a grade of “C” or better (with an official transcript of record) from a nationally or regionally accredited institution.
  4. Earned credits for English Composition and College Math through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). CLEP score must conform to EIC’s transfer policy.
  5. An Advanced Placement (AP) score of “3” or better in both College Math and English.