University of Southern Indiana

Degree and Program

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Program at the University of Southern Indiana provides a curriculum which includes didactic courses in conjunction with laboratory and clinical experiences. The DMS curriculum consists of 2 years of prerequisite general education courses, 1 year of general sonography course work and 1 year of EITHER vascular sonography or cardiac sonography course work. Completion of these 4 years results in a Bachelor of Science degree. The student will be eligible to apply for credentialing examinations administered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).


All new and transfer students must complete the prerequisite courses PRIOR to submitting application for admission.  Refer to the DMS curriculum plan for prerequisite courses and degree requirements.  The YELLOW shaded courses must be completed with a C or better for students applying September 2017. All students applying September 2018 or later must complete these courses with a B or better.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  If applying for admission in fall 2017 you will follow the DMS PROGRAM GUIDE 2016 Applicants for the fall 2018 admissions process will follow the DMS PROGRAM GUIDE 2017

Degree requirements for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program can also be found in the USI Bulletin

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