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A student must earn a minimum of 80 credit hours to earn the certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography at Allen College.

  • General Education Courses:  18 credit hours
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography courses:  62 credit hours

General Education Requirements: 

A minimum of 18 credit hours in required general education coursework must be completed prior to enrollment at Allen College.  Students attend a regionally accredited institution of their choice to complete the general education courses.

  • Humanities: (6 credits)
    • Intermediate Written Communication (3 credit hours)
    • Oral Communication (3 credit hours)

        
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics: (12-15 credit hours)
    • Anatomy & Physiology with Lab (6-8 credit hours)
    • General Physics (3-4 credit hours)
    • College-level Algebra or higher (3-4 credit hours)

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Certificate Curriculum:

A minimum of 63 credit hours in required diagnostic medical sonography coursework must be completed at Allen College. 

Fall
  • RA:100  Medical Terminology (1 credit hour)
  • NMT:300  Methods of Patient Care (2 credit hour)
  • DMS:201  Human Sectional Anatomy (2 credit hours)
  • DMS:202  Introductory Physics (3 credit hours)
  • DMS:203  Abdominal Sonography I (3 credit hours)
  • DMS:207  Ultrasound Imaging I (2 credit hour)
  • DMS:304  OB/GYN 1 (3 credit hours)
Spring
  • DMS:301  Advanced Physics (4 credit hours)
  • DMS:303  Abdominal Sonography II (2 credit hours)
  • DMS:305  OB/GYN II (3 credit hours)
  • DMS:306  Special Studies- Sonography (3 credit hours)
  • DMS:307  Ultrasound Imaging II (1 credit hour)
Summer
  • DMS:407  Clinical Practicum I (10 credit hours)
Fall
  • DMS:408  Clinical Practicum II (12 credit hours)
Spring
  • DMS:401 Special Seminars (2 credit hours)
  • DMS:409 Clinical Practicum III (10 credit hours)
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