Contact Information

Joe Martin
Program Advisor

Rutgers University
315 Penn St.
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6312

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Cardiovascular Perfusion

The Cardiovascular Perfusion Program and the Biomedical Technology Major as been closed. Please contact Dr. Joseph Martin at with any questions.



A Cardiovascular Perfusionist is qualified through academic and clinical education to operate extra corporeal circulation equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or temporarily replace the patient’s circulatory or respiratory function (for example, in open heart surgery). Cooper offers a 2-year FT program In Perfusion. To be considered for admission, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with a core curriculum to include 1 year of biology, chemistry, physics and math and a Minimum GPA of 2.8. After successful completion of the course of study, the student will be qualified to apply for the certification examination given by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.