Electroneurodiagnostic Technology

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Electroneurodiagnostic Technology

State-of-the-Art Diagnostic Learning

Study electroneurodiagnostics (END) – a fascinating field focusing on the inner workings of the brain. Get ready to learn how to record the brain's most intricate electrical activity with EEG and help doctors diagnose strokes, headaches, sleep disorders, and more.

END Technology at Kirkwood is a cooperative program with the world-renowned Department of Neurology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. It's one of the first programs of its kind in the U.S.

You'll graduate with in-demand skills to work in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or sleep center.

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Kirkwood offers more than $3 million in scholarships every year! Cover all or part of your Electroneurodiagnostic Technology training with scholarships, including the tuition-free Last-Dollar Scholarship and Kibbie Grant.

The program takes two years to complete, including five semesters (68.5 total credit hours), one of which occurs over the summer.

END courses include:

A one-hour program conference is required prior to acceptance to the program. You'll learn more about the program, specific admissions requirements and have the opportunity to have questions answered by program faculty and staff.

 

Program Costs

Electroneurodiagnostic Technology 

Program Entry Semester: Fall 2021 – 2022 (Program utilizes multiple starts dates for students rather than fall or spring semesters specifically.)

Pre-Reqs

TERM PRE-REQS TOTAL
Credits: 5.5 5.5
Tuition: $1,023 $1,023
Fees: $50 $50
Books: $168.25 $168.25

 

Semester

TERM FIRST SECOND TOTAL
Credits: 13.5 16 29.5
Tuition: $2,511 $3,348 $2,976
Fees: $790 $195 $985
Books: $704 $353 $1,057

 

Semester

TERM THIRD FOURTH TOTAL
Credits: 6 15.5 21.5
Tuition: $1,116 $2,883 $3,999
Fees: $50 $50 $100
Books: $101.25 $164.50 $265.25

 

Semester

TERM FIFTH TOTAL
Credits: 12 12
Tuition: $2,232 $2,232
Fees: $835 $835
Books: $388 $388

 

TOTAL ESTIMATED COST $16,590.00

 

Costs provided are estimated and based on in-state tuition rates. Book cost estimates are for new books. Individual expenses may vary. These costs also do not factor in potential financial aid benefits. For a complete view of your specific cost expectation, visit our Cost Estimator Tool.
 
Included fees: Technology Fee, Lab Course Fee, Third Party Credentials (Licensure and Certification Exam), Class Related Supplies (Uniform), and Ancillary Expenses (Health Screenings, X-Ray, TB, HepB), Miscellaneous (Background Check, Instruction Related Travel, Annual University of Iowa Regional END Forum). Health insurance is required for this program, costs will vary depending on coverage. Program offered in collaboration with contracted external partner.
 
Current Tuition Rates per Credit Hour: $ 186 In-State; $ 249 Out-of-State; $ 372 International
 
Updated: 1/27/2021

Additional Program Requirements

To get into the Electroneurodiagnostic Technology program, you must meet the following additional standards. These steps/requirements are in addition to Kirkwood's steps to become a student.

  • Attend a program conference
  • Apply to the program
  • You will need to arrange an Electroneurodiagnostic Clinic visit. Information on the visit will be presented at the program conference.
  • Have placement test scores or course equivalents on file with the Allied Health office
  • Completion of pre-requisite courses with a C or better:
  • Basic Medical Terminology (2.5 credits)
    • or Medical Terminology (4 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Oral Communication (3 credits)
    • or Communication for Health Care Professionals (3 credits)
    • or Public Speaking (3 credits)

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END graduates get great jobs! Our innovative coursework, knowledgeable faculty, and unique partnership with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics delivers great outcomes for Kirkwood END graduates:

Year Number of
program graduates
Number employed
after graduation
Percentage
2020 6 6 100%
2019 11 11 100%
2018 9 8 89%
3-Year Totals 26 25 96.3%

 

The Electroneurodiagnostic Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology.

Successful completion of this program qualifies you to test for licensure and/or certification in any state in the U.S.



Questions?

Allied Health
2164 Linn Hall
319-398-5566
allied.health@kirkwood.edu