Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Admission Policy

Admission Policy

Candidates for admission must have a high school diploma, or the equivalent, and satisfy the following criteria by submission of official transcripts:

  • Graduation from a 2-year or 4-year accredited allied health program in direct patient care and possess the recognized credential in his/her specialty * (Examples include, but are not limited to: Radiologic Technology, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Nuclear Medicine Technology)


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of no less than 2.5 


  • Demonstrate eligibility for degree completion through the 3 + 1 option with affiliated universities, which include Austin Peay State University and Middle Tennessee State University

All post-secondary coursework must have included the following pre-requisite coursework, with a grade of "C" or better: (all must be complete prior to the first day of class, if admitted)

  • English Composition or Speech (MUST be completed at a college or university in the United States)
  • Algebra or College Math equivalent
  • General Physics (Radiographic Physics will be accepted)
  • Minimum of 2 semesters of Biological Sciences, including one semester of Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology

*Individuals who are enrolled in pre-requisite program at the time of application will be expected to fulfill this requirement immediately upon graduation and eligibility.

(Coursework completed outside the U.S. MUST be officially translated into U.S. equivalence by an accepted agency. )

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