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Student Selection Process

The application deadline is April 1st.

The program begins once a year in the fall semester only. Admission is limited, based on clinical site opportunities and accreditation standards.

Selection for the program is based on a point system as well as a comprehensive evaluation of the student's overall strengths related to the essential qualifications, competencies and functions of the professional diagnostic medical sonographer.

Selection for acceptance is done in two phases. Phase I points are awarded by GPA as indicated below. Additional considerations for selection are evaluated by HOBET scores and Phase II evaluation of the candidates.

ASSOCIATE DEGREE TRACK

Phase I: Points Earned

GPA in pre-requisite courses
  • 3.9 - 4.0 = 40 points
  • 3.7 - 3.8 = 35 points
  • 3.5 - 3.6 = 30 points
  • 3.3 - 3.4 = 25 points
  • 3.0 - 3.2 = 20 points
GPA in any additional college courses
  • 4.0 - 3.91 = 15 points
  • 3.90 - 3.81 = 14 points
  • 3.80 - 3.71 = 13 points
  • 3.70 - 3.61 = 12 points
  • 3.60 - 3.51 = 11 points
  • 3.50 - 3.41 = 10 points
  • 3.40 - 3.31 = 9 points
  • 3.30 - 3.21 = 8 points
  • 3.20 - 3.11 = 7 points
  • 3.10 - 3.00 = 6 points
  • 2.99 - 2.89 = 5 points
  • 2.88 - 2.50 = 1 point
Residency

2 points

Additional Relevant Course Work
STAT 251

BIOL 227/227L


2 points

1 point

 

CERTIFICATE TRACK

The student selection process is the same as the associate degree track except for the following:

Vascular or Cardiac sonography 3 points
Acceptable Allied Health Degree 2 points
Applicable science degree, EMT, or Paramedic 1 point

Additional Relevant Course Work
STAT 251
BIOL 227/227L

GENERAL PHYS 211 (radiologic technologists only)


2 points
1 point

1 point

 

Phase II: Invitation only

Phase II is for applicants who have scored very well in Phase I. It is by invitation only and is conducted in an interview format to identify personal strengths related to essential qualifications, competencies and functions for professional diagnostic medical sonographers.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT ALL APPLICANTS WHO COMPLETE THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS ARE ADMITTED TO THE PROGRAM.

For more information or if you have any questions, call 575-528-7047