Admission Guidelines


  • Applications Accepted: January 2, 2018 – February 28, 2018
  • Applications Evaluated: Mid April
  • Interviews (interview candidates selected by discretion of selection committee): Early May
  • Decision letters sent: Early June
  • Applicants selected will attend two required orientations during the summer of 2018
  • Training program begins: Fall, 2018

Admission Points

Admission to the Diagnostic Ultrasound program is based upon the following point scale:

  • GPA (Prerequisite courses only) – 3.2 to 4.0
  • Previous/current employment in health care working directly with patients OR completion of NAC (Nursing Assistant Certificate) program and pass the National Nurse Aide Competency Exam- 4 points
  • Volunteer experience – 2 points
    • Minimum of 50 hours volunteer experience required
    • Job shadowing and clinical training hours DO NOT qualify as volunteer hours
    • Healthcare or direct patient contact volunteer experience recommended but NOT required
  • Video statement – 1 to 5 points per interviewer
  • Personal interview – 1 to 3 points per interviewer (applicants selected for personal interviews will be individually notified, interviews scored separately)

Please note: Due to the competitive nature of this program, applicants who do not earn points in each admission criteria listed above may be considered non-competitive.

Last Updated December 5, 2017