With this diploma, you can find work as a member of a cardiovascular technology team at a hospital, private practice, imaging center, or other medical facility. Also you will have the option of specializing in a specific area of cardiovascular technology, like echocardiography. You will be prepared for a career working as part of a cardio technology team under a physician's guidance. Typical coursework includes heart pathology, intro to health care and pharmacology According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov), cardiovascular technologists can expect a healthy job market for many years to come. They predict that the demand for cardiovascular technologists will grow much faster than the national average until the year 2014. The median annual income for cardiovascular technologists in 2004 was $38,690.