Admission to the Program

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Fast Facts

Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science Technology
Post-Baccalaureate Professional Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Graduate from an accredited Radiography program. Students in their final months of study are eligible to apply. 
  2. Current certification by the ARRT.
  3. Undergraduate cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  4. Radiography program GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

University / College Required Prerequisites:
Successful completion of 21 semester hours at an accredited college or university including:  

Language / Social Sciences (9 semester hours)

  • Written or Oral Communication required
  • Course work meeting this requirement may include but is not limited to literature, composition, communication, speech, foreign language, philosophy, psychology, sociology, art, history, religion.

Mathematics (3 semester hours)

  • College Algebra, Statistics or higher mathematics

Natural Sciences (9 semester hours)

  • College or General Physics required
  • Course work meeting this requirement may include but is not limited to anatomy, physiology, biology, chemistry, physics or earth science.

Requirements are subject to change. Grades lower than a "C-" will not transfer to UNMC for credit.
A minimum of 120 semester hours are required to graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiation Science Technology.

Forty (40) hours are required for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate.

Application Checklist
Required by the School of Allied Health Professions Academic and Student Affairs:

  1. On-line Application for Undergraduate Admission.
  2. $70 non-refundable application processing fee.
  3. One (1) set of official transcripts, including your Radiography Program transcripts.
  4. Three (3) letters of recommendation.
  5. English proficiency requirement, if your native language is not English.
  6. Foreign transcripts, if you completed coursework from an institution outside the USA.

Application Deadline

Program Demographics:
Number of applications received: 12-16                        Number of students accepted: 6-8

  Applicants    Admitted
Average Prerequisite GPA 3.5 3.7
Average Cumulative GPA 3.5 3.66
Average Radiography Program GPA        3.66 3.8