Diagnostic Medical
sonography program

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The Diagnostic Medical sonography program

Program Qualifications


  • Cumulative College GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Attend a DMS Information Session
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident


  • Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab (BIO 111)

  • Introductory Physics (PHY 105)

  • College Algebra (MAT 105)

  • English Composition (ENG 101)

  • Foundations for Success* (FS 102)

All required pre-requisite courses must be completed with a “C” or higher.

*Foundations for Success is waived for students who have completed 15 or more hours of college credit.

**Students may complete the Pre-Requisite Courses at The Christ College by applying to the General Studies program. Once pre-requisites are complete the student can then apply for the DMS program. 

Please note that Admission to the DMS program is competitive and space is limited. Enrollment in this program is available in the Fall semester only. Students who have completed all prerequisites are admitted on a rolling cycle until the program is filled.  Once the program is filled, students are placed on a waiting list. 

REQUIRED documents

Completed Application for Admission

Official College Transcripts from ALL Institutions Attended

  • Transcripts for admission to The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences MUST be submitted via MAIL or EMAIL from your high school, college/university, or a transcript service such as Parchment. Faxed transcripts will not be accepted.
  • Transcripts must be official and sealed. Copies will not be accepted.​
  • All transcripts originating in a foreign country must be translated and evaluated by World Education Services for a course-by-course level evaluation and calculated cumulative GPA. (www.wes.org.)


PREP PHASE- Spring or Summer Entry Course Title Credits
FYE 102 Learning Foundations 2
PHY 105 Introductory Physics 3
BIO 111 Anatomy and Physiology 1 4
MAT 105 College Algebra 3
ENG 101 English Composition 1 3
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Prep phase courses are required to be completed with a grade of “C” or higher to be considered for admission into the DMSC program.

Semester 1 Fall - YR 1 Course Title Credits Semester 2 Spring - YR 1 Course Title Credits
DMS 111 Sonography Principles and Instrumentation 1 3 DMS 112 Sonography Principles and Instrumentation 2 2
HLCS 101 Medical Terminology 3 DMSC 141 Cardiac Sonography 1 3
DMSC 120 Introduction to cardiovascular Sonography and Patient Care 3 DMSC 131 Vascular Sonography 1 3
BIO 112 Anatomy and Physiology 2 4 DMSC 122 Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab 2 3
DMSC 121 Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab 1 3 BIO 300 Pathophysiology 3
Semester 3 Summer - YR 1 Course Title Credits Semester 4 Fall - YR 2 Course Title Credits
DMSC 223 Cardiovascular Scan Lab 3 1 DMSC 224 Cardiovascular Sonography Scan Lab 4 1
DMSC 281 Cardiovascular Internship 1 2 DMSC 242 Cardiac Sonography 2 3
PSY 101 or 110 Life Span Development 3 DMSC 232 Vascular Sonography 2 2
DMSC 282 Cardiovascular Internship 2 2
COM 102 Essentials of Communication 3
Semester 5 Spring - YR 2 Course Title Credits
DMSC 250 Cardiovascular Sonography Seminar 2
DMSC 283 Cardiovascular Internship 3 1
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Program Cost Breakdown*

*Program costs are approximate and subject to change

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