Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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If you have questions about this website or need additional information about Diagnostic Medical Sonography, contact the Allied Health Department at 785-670-2170 or 785-670-2176.

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DMS Admission Requirements

Primary Pathway

  •  Associates degree or higher in healthcare program with hands-on patient care clinical rotations

Examples:

  • Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist Assistant, or Registered Nurse

AND

Completion of the following required courses with a C or better

  • Statistics, College Algebra, or higher mathematics course
  • General college-level physics and/or radiographic physics
  • Communication Skills (English, speech, or composition)
  • Human Anatomy (can be combined with Physiology)
  • Human Physiology (can be combined with Anatomy)

 

Alternate Pathway - Associates degree or higher plus hands-on healthcare certification/license

  • Requires special permission from Allied Health Policy Committee

Examples: (FT work = 32-40 hrs/wk or 1164-2080 hrs/yr)

  • CNA and 1 year full-time work experience
  • EMT and 1 year full-time work experience
  • CMA (patient-care, not office) and 1 year full-time work experience
  • LPN and 1 year full-time work experience
  • Other hands-on healthcare certifications/licenses may be considered on an individual basis

AND

Completion of the following required courses with a C or better

  • Statistics, College Algebra, or higher mathematics courses
  • General college-level physics and/or radiographic physics
  • Communication Skills (English, speech, or composition)
  • Human Anatomy (can be combined with Physiology)
  • Human Physiology (can be combined with Anatomy)

 

Alternate Pathway - Certification/License only

  • Requires special permission from Allied Health Policy Committee

Examples: (FT work = 32-40 hrs/wk or 1164-2080 hrs/yr)

  • CNA and 2 years full-time work experience
  • EMT and 2 years full-time work experience
  • CMA (patient-care, not office) and 2 years full-time work experience
  • LPN and 2 years full-time work experience
  • Other hands-on healthcare certifications/licenses may be considered on an individual basis

AND

Completion of the following required courses with a C or better

  • Statistics, College Algebra, or higher mathematics courses
  • General college-level physics and/or radiographic physics
  • Communication Skills (English, speech, or composition)
  • Human Anatomy (can be combined with Physiology)
  • Human Physiology (can be combined with Anatomy)
  • AL 320 - Human Disease
  • HS 131 - Human Development
  • EN 101 - Composition