What will I learn?

This program is designed for transfer students and bachelor degree holders. As a cardiac sonographer, the images you capture have the power to change lives. This program builds on your previous college studies and covers a comprehensive curriculum including fetal, pediatric, and adult echocardiography, as well as vascular medical imaging. When you graduate, you’ll be ready for your new career assisting physicians in the accurate detection and diagnosis of medical conditions.

During the fast tracked time frame of 24 consecutive months, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts through clinical experiences in prestigious New England medical facilities. The year-round program gives you the benefit of an immersive education and prepares you for your career faster. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to sit for national registration by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) as well as the Cardiac Credentialing International exam (CCI). And you’ll be fully prepared to grow as a leader in healthcare.

As a cardiac sonographer, the images you capture have the power to change lives. This program builds on your previous college studies and covers a comprehensive curriculum including adult echocardiography and congenital heart disease. When you graduate, you’ll be ready for your new career assisting physicians in the accurate detection and diagnosis of medical conditions.

During the accelerated time frame of 16 consecutive months, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts through clinical experiences in prestigious New England area medical facilities. The year-round program gives you the benefit of an immersive education and prepares you for your career faster. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to sit for national board exams through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) as well as the Cardiac Credentialing International exam (CCI). And you’ll be fully prepared to become a leader in healthcare.

Which department am I in?

School of Medical Imaging and Therapeutics

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
$34,700.00 (26,05,105) per year
USD $1,275 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

MCPHS University

Boston Campus,

179 Longwood Avenue,

BOSTON,

Massachusetts,

02115, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
$50,260.00 (37,73,273) per year
Annual tuition fee: USD $68,190 (USD $50,260 / academic year plus USD $17,930 for final fall semester); USD $1,275 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Worcester Campus

19 Foster Street,

WORCESTER,

Massachusetts,

01608, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants who are in final year of secondary school or have recently graduated but not yet completed any university courses are eligible to apply for admission.

For international students

Students with a bachelor's degree or the appropriate amount of college credits and prerequisites may apply to the fast track program. Courses must have been completed at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or better for transfer. Math and science courses taken more than ten years prior to the anticipated date of matriculation to MCPHS will not be accepted.

Language Proficiency: MCPHS on-campus EPE – 57; TOEFL iBT – 79; TOEFL ITP – 550; IELTS - 6.5; iTEP - 4.0; PTE Academic – 58. The Admission Office accepts applications from international students on a rolling basis with priority filing dates of November 1 (Early Action I), December 1 (Early Action II), and February 1 (Regular Decision).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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