Diagnostic Medical Sonography Requirements  

Associate Degree Program | 94 Credits

Admission Criteria  Technology Requirements  ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Curriculum

Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Abdominal/OB/Gyn (DMS), AAS
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Admission Criteria  

One Standard College Entrance Exam Score: 
  • ACT: 20 
  • SAT: 1030
 And, Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS*):
*TEAS is not required with ACT Math and Reading Subscores of 21 or higher. 
  • Math: 62 
  • Reading: 73 
 
And, One of the Following: 
  • HS GPA: 3.0 GPA 
  • HS coursework: English, Math & Science: B Average 
  • GED: 550 
  • College GPA: 2.5 GPA - Based on 16+ credits
 

Additional Program Requirements  

Background Check and Drug Screen

Completion of a background check and drug screen are required before the Feb. 1 application deadline. 

 Background Check  Drug Screen

Immunizations

This program requires additional immunizations. Please refer to the Healthcare Programs Handbook for additional details.

Many of the Southeast Technical College health programs require students to complete clinical or preceptor hours working at an approved medical facility (the “Facility”) under the direction of either a Southeast Technical College faculty member or licensed medical staff of the Facility.  The Facilities are all independent institutions. Each Facility establishes the requirements for students to participate in either a clinical or a preceptor rotation at the Facility.  To provide clinical/preceptor opportunities for students, Southeast Technical College must comply with the Facilities' requirements and provide proof of adherence to Facility requirements.

Facilities require students to obtain certain vaccinations, including but not limited to influenza and COVID-19, before entering the Facility and participating in a clinical or preceptor rotation. Therefore, Southeast Technical College must obtain and have on file proof of the required vaccinations before a student is assigned to attend a clinical or preceptor rotation.

The Facilities allow students a medical exemption from the various vaccination requirements to enter the Facility and participate in their clinical or preceptor rotation. 

Students in need of an exemption from any vaccination(s) requirements due to a medical reason or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form via the myTech website as soon as possible after vaccination deadlines have been announced.  Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others. Approval is not guaranteed.

Individuals with an approved exemption will be required to comply with other preventative requirements as specified in the exemption approval and as may be updated by later notification and/or posting of requirements. 

Decisions are final and not subject to appeal.

Uniforms

Uniforms are required for this program and are available through Sparkle Uniforms.

Technical Standards

Read the Technical Standards form and review physical requirements. If you apply online, this is part of the application process.

DMS Technical Standards 

Other Required Documentation 

DMS Applicant Requirements   DMS Applicant Evaluation 

DMS Personal Reference Form   DMS Course in Progress Form   DMS Work Experience Form 

Clinical Affiliation
Students will be placed in a clinical affiliation for 7 months in medical centers across the U.S. If a student does not complete specialty sonography classes in three consecutive semesters, Southeast Tech will determine whether courses must be repeated before enrolling in clinical.

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical College's Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech I.T. Support Center.

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