University of Southern Indiana

Program Admission

Requirements

To be considered for admission to the diagnostic medical sonography program, students must complete the following requirements:

Acceptance to the University of Southern Indiana. To apply to the University, you must complete an admission application with USI Admission. 

Declaration of major in Radiologic and Imaging Sciences with a concentration in Pre Diagnostic Medical Sonography at the Registrar's Office.

Completion of prerequisite courses with a minimum cumulative grade point average of  3.0 (4.0 scale). Please see the curriculum plan for required program prerequisite courses.

Application to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program accompanied by a narrative that addresses the following:

  • Through your observation experience, explain what various sonography examinations are performed by the sonographer in a general sonography department.
  • Describe which sonography discipline you prefer to pursue in the fourth year of the DMS program, vascular sonography or cardiac sonography; provide a detailed rationale for your preference.
  • Describe what you believe are essential traits of a diagnostic medical sonographer.
  • List your long-term career goals.

Submission of verification of observation within general, vascular, and cardiac areas of sonography. A minimum of 20 hours of observation must be completed before the application deadline.  Observation may be completed at any facility performing general, vascular or cardiac sonography examinations.  All observation hours must be documented in the observation log and verified by the supervising sonographer.

Please note completing observations may require the student to have a TB screening, HIPAA class, or facility orientation prior to starting any observations. The student will assume all responsibility for any illness or injury acquired during observation.

How to Apply

  • Make sure the admission requirements stated above are met.

  • Submit all materials no later than September 15 of the year you wish to be considered for admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program to:

    Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    University of Southern Indiana

    8600 University Boulevard, HP 2068
    Evansville, IN 47712

 


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