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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Selection Criteria

Selection into the program is based on the following scoring methods:

  1. Prerequisite Courses Anatomy and Physiology I, Anatomy and Physiology II, College Algebra, College Physics (1401 or 1415), English Composition I, Introduction to Psychology, and Humanities or Fine Arts Elective. Science courses (BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402) must have been taken within 5 years prior to admission. If BIOL 2401, 2402 courses are older than 5 years but proof of working medical experience can be provided, a waiver may be granted by the Program Director on a case-by-case basis. Preferred GPA of 3.5 in prerequisite courses. (Points will be awarded for each course completed) A = 4 points, B = 3 points, C = 2 points
  2. Points awarded for a previous degree: Master's - 8 points, Bachelor's - 6 points, Associate's - 4 points
  3. Points awarded for prior applications: 2 points per prior application: maximum of 6 points allowed.
  4. Points for prior medical work experience: Certificate and resume required for proof/5 points per year of experience: 15 point maximum.
  5. TEAS Assessment test scores: MUST PASS READING AND MATH PORTIONS WITH 70 OR HIGHER. Reading, Math, Science, and English (points awarded based on scores in each section). 90-100 = 4 points, 80-89 = 3 points, 70-79 = 2 points
  6. Personal Interview: Only the top 25* applicants will be selected for an interview. Interviews will be scored. *Number selected is subject to change.

Final Ranking process: Interviewed students will be re-ranked as follows: personal interview score, 40%, total of items 1-4 from above, 40%, TEAS scores 20%.

The fifteen applications with the highest cumulative points will be accepted to begin the Fall semester. Four alternates will be accepted on a stand-by basis. *The number of selected applicants is subject to change.