Admission to the Program

Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Admission Requirements for any Specialty Track:

  1. Graduate from an accredited Radiography program. Students in their final months of study may apply. 
  2. ARRT certification and registration in radiography.
  3. Undergraduate cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) at time of application submission.
  4. Radiography program GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) at time of application submission.
  5. Complete the specific courses outlined below at an accredited institution of higher learning prior to beginning the DMS program.
  6. For Bachelor track only: You must have 79 transferrable semester credit hours (which includes the prerequisites listed below and your Radiography program coursework).

Required Prerequisites: 

Required prerequisite courses must be completed for a letter grade [Exceptions to this policy due to COVID-19] Grades lower than a "C-" will not transfer to UNMC for credit.

Admission requirements are subject to change.

Students are asked for their specialty track (General or Cardiovascular) and campus location preference during the admission process. Enrollment in each specialty track and at each campus is limited. The admissions committee, composed of program faculty and administration, evaluates the qualifications of each applicant and makes the final selections for admission, specialty track and campus location. Accepted students will be required to complete a background check and substance abuse testing prior to program matriculation. Additional requirements may vary by clinical site. DMS Admissions Policies are in the CAHP Handbook.

How to Apply

Application Deadlines and Admissions Timetable