Thomas Jefferson University

MS in Cardiovascular Perfusion

Institute of Emerging Health Professions

Jefferson Offers Two Programs in Cardiovascular Perfusion

The mission of the Center for Perfusion and Extracorporeal Technology is to train competent, focused and highly-skilled perfusion technicians. Using evidence-based medicine, the program will produce students ready for board examinations and prepare graduates to perform the duties and responsibilities of a cardiovascular perfusionist in a variety of clinical settings.

Jefferson’s post professional degree affords certified perfusionist, who have graduated an AC-PE accredited program, to obtain a master’s in cardiovascular perfusion from one of the nation’s most reputable universities.  After successfully completing all required courses, conducting research, and presenting an evidence-based project on how to better patient outcomes, students will earn their post professional degree.


Our program is fully accredited through the Accreditation Committee-Perfusion Education (AC-PE).  Please visit their site for more information. 

Program Cost

Tuition and fees vary by program and term. For more information, please review our Tuition Information page and select 'Graduate and Institute of Emerging Health Professions tuition and fees' link. 

Financial Aid

For financial aid information please visit the financial aid page.

Contact us

Program Contact

Brian Schwartz, CCP, RN, MBA
Program Director
(215) 503-1111


Admissions Contact

Marc Stearns
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Office of Admissions
(215) 503-0155