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The Cardiovascular Perfusion Program at McGovern Medical School is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Committee for Perfusion Education (AC-PE).

The program offers a Certificate in Cardiovascular Perfusion (12-month post baccalaureate program), satisfying the requirements to sit for the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion Exams.

The program represents a workforce training design and therefore any coursework taken in this program is non-credit bearing and therefore, cannot be transferable to other institutions for other degree seeking opportunities.

LICENSURE OUTSIDE TEXAS–Prospective applicants should consult applicable licensing boards for any state in which they may wish to pursue licensure prior to beginning UTHealth’s Cardiovascular Perfusion Program to ensure the UTHealth program meets licensing requirements in that state.  The prospective applicant is responsible for confirming the program meets eligibility requirements for licensure in any state outside the State of Texas.