What will I learn?

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography presents an integration of didactic, laboratory and clinical experiences. The program prepares students to function as entry-level diagnostic medical sonographers. Sonographers are highly skilled professionals qualified to provide patient services using diagnostic techniques under the supervision of a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy and assist physicians in gathering data necessary to reach diagnostic decisions.

Program Mission Statement

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography prepares competent graduates who are eligible for entry-level positions in the ultrasound field. The program facilitates the development of learned knowledge and skills of a graduate sonographer. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program strives to instill the values and concepts of life-long learning to its graduates

Program Goal

Track 1 – Abdominal – Extended/Obstetrics and Gynecology Concentration

To prepare competent entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

The program’s mission and goal is further defined in the following program objectives:

1. Demonstrate knowledge, skills and attitudes reflective of an entry level sonographer.
2. Perform routine sonographic exams while providing quality patient care as an entry level sonographer.
3. Exhibit professional and ethical behaviors consistent within the scope of practice of an entry level sonographer.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Track 1 Student Handbook is currently being revised. A copy can be obtained by your campus.

Track 2 – Abdominal – Extended, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Vascular Concentration

To prepare competent entry-level general sonographers and vascular technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

The following additional objectives are for students enrolled in both concentrations:

1. Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and attitudes reflective of an entry level general sonographer and vascular technologist.
2. Display professional and ethical behaviors when communicating in the healthcare setting.
3. Demonstrate clinical competency by performing appropriate physiologic, two dimensional, Doppler and other sonographic and noninvasive procedures.
4. Demonstrate the necessary knowledge in general sonography/vascular technology.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Track 1 Student Handbook is currently being revised. A copy can be obtained by your campus.

Prerequisites for Major Courses

  • Background check and drug screening.
  • Completion of lower division general education courses with a minimum grade of “C” in each course. Successful completion of the following prerequisite courses: BSC2085C, BSC2086C, PHY2001, ENC1101 and MAT1033.
  • Cumulative grade average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 for general education courses.

Which department am I in?

Keiser University

Study options

Full Time (81 credit hours)

Tuition fees
Tuition for Students attending Full Time: USD $10,400 (12 to 17.99 credits per semester); Tuition for students attending over Full Time: USD $13,000 (18-24 credits per semester)

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

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

New Port Richey Campus

6300 US Highway 19 North,

NEW PORT RICHEY,

Florida,

34652, United States

Full Time (81 credit hours)

Tuition fees
Tuition for Students attending Full Time: USD $10,400 (12 to 17.99 credits per semester); Tuition for students attending over Full Time: USD $13,000 (18-24 credits per semester)

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

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

Melbourne Campus

900 South Babcock Street,

MELBOURNE,

Florida,

32901, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of a secondary school program equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States). Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses or ability to qualify for financial aid as an eligible non-citizen.

For international students

  • Successful completion of a secondary school program that is equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States.)
  • Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses.
  • If an applicant’s primary language is not English, the applicant must present a TOEFL score of 500 or higher on a paper-based examination, a score of 173 on a computer-based examination, an internet-based score (iBT) of 61, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher.

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

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About Keiser University

Keiser University has a strong international character to its student body, providing a home-away-from-home for students from all over the world.

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