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Certificate in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography

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A Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree with emphasis in science is preferred.

If the student does not have a bachelor's degree, he or she must be registered or licensed in one of the following fields: radiography, nuclear medicine, nursing, ultrasound (or other 2-year allied health certificate program).

Prerequisite course work and minimum grade-point average requirements also apply. All college course work must be from accredited institutions. Credentials or transcripts not from an accredited U.S. academic institution require evaluation by the KU International Student Services Office before they can be accepted for eligibility.

Prospective students should review the complete program eligibility requirements and application instructions on the program's website.


The following courses must be completed from accredited institutions to be eligible for the cardiac sonography program.

  • Algebra
  • English (or oral communication)
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Medical terminology
  • Physics

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