University of Texas Health Science Center

Overview

It is the vision of The University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston to create a unique training environment and educational program in the field of cardiovascular perfusion that will provide the breadth and depth of training that can be found only in the Texas Medical Center through our affiliation with Memorial Hermann’s Center for Advanced Heart Failure. The mission of The UTHealth McGovern Medical School Cardiovascular Perfusion Training Program is to provide the highest quality of education and training in cardiovascular perfusion through an accredited post-baccalaureate certificate program that meets state licensing and national accrediting agency requirements. The UTHealth McGovern Medical School Cardiovascular Perfusion Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Committee for Perfusion Education (AC-PE). The program received its initial accreditation on November 20th, 2015. This is the newest perfusion education program in the country.

UTPerfusion

Sponsor:

University of Texas

Director:

Richard Price, BS, CCP, LP

Address:

Attn: Cardiovascular Perfusion Program
6410 Fannin St., Suite 703
Houston, TX 77030

Phone:

713-486-6850

Email:

Corina.Pongratz@uth.tmc.edu

Students Admitted:

3 minimum

Program Length:

12

In State Tuition:

$18000

Out of State Tuition:

$18000

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree, Cumulative GPA of at least 3.20, Proof of U.S. citizenship, prerequisite requirements, completed program application.

Degree:

Post Graduate Certificate Award