th Allied Health program. Cardiovascular technologists and technicians and vascular technologists use imaging technology to help physicians diagnose cardiac (heart) and peripheral vascular (blood vessel) ailments in patients, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Classes for the CVT program are set to begin this fall. Chancellor Jo Alice Blondin said Arkansas Tech-Ozark’s request to add the associate degree came as a direct result of industry employers’ needs, many of which require specialized coursework. “As Ozark Campus administrators visited with healthcare facilities from Fayetteville to Little Rock, it became apparent that the need for a strong CVT program was more than a regional need – it was statewide,” she said. To learn more about the CVT program, call the Office of Student Services at (479) 667-2117 and ask to speak to an academic advisor.