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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Collins Career Center Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS). JRC-DMS 6021 University Blvd, Suite 500 Ellicott City, MD 21043 443-973-3251 CAAHEP 25400 US Highway 19 North Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350

2yrs. (excluding July) 4 days/week Chesapeake Campus


Admission Requirements

Background Checks

Advanced Placement Guidelines

  1. Students requesting admission to the school via transfer from another approved school of diagnostic medical sonography shall meet the school's current admission requirements and curriculum requirements for currently enrolled students.
  2. Students must submit an official transcript from an approved school listing completed courses.
  3. Students must submit copies of course outlines for which they are requesting credit. Faculty will review transcripts and outlines to determine admission.
  4. Challenge examinations and skills assessments will be required to determine applicants' competencies.
  5. Tuition and fees will be determined on an individual basis.

An applicant may be considered for admission with advanced standing if:

To apply for advanced standing, the applicant must:

*Applicants shall be admitted with advanced standing only if there is an opening in the program and a plan can be worked out for assuring that all the program objectives can be met.

**Students may request transfer of college credits for Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Basic Physics, English, and College Algebra. In order to accept credit for these courses, the following guidelines must be met:

  1. The course must have been completed at an accredited college.
  2. The course must have been completed within the last 5 years. (If over 5 years ago, the student may be able to test our at the discretion of the instructor.)
  3. The course must have been completed with a grade of "C" or above.

Health Standards

Technical / Clinical Standards

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