Application is due April 1.
This option is designed for applicants with a minimum of 60 college credits or a graduate of an accredited 2-year allied health program with a GPA of 2.85 or greater. Applicants for this option must have completed either prerequisite 1 or 2 and the specific courses listed below.
Prerequisite 1 - graduate of an accredited 2-year Allied Health Education program, such as Nursing, Radiography, Dental Hygiene, etc.
Prerequisite 2 - completed approximately 60 college credits
All applicants must have completed the following college credit courses or the equivalent:
*Human Anatomy & Physiology I (3-4 credits, no lab required)
*Human Anatomy & Physiology II (3-4 credits, no lab required)
*Medical Terminology (does not have to have college credits)
*It is recommended that these courses be completed within 5 years of application to program
Algebra or Statistics (3 credits)
English (6 credits)
**DXMS4160 – Physics Concepts for Diagnostic Imaging Professional (SHP online certificate course) or any college level Physics course (2-4 credits)
**Please call 908-889-2521 for more information on this course. To access the online registration form, click here.
- Students who are in the process of completing courses during the spring semester should submit a letter from their instructor stating their midterm grade for the course. The letter must be on school letterhead and in a sealed school envelope
- A minimum grade of B- is required for Anatomy and Physiology I and II or the equivalent courses.
- Suggested coursework: Introduction to Computers, knowledge of PowerPoint
- All students with a GPA of 2.85 and above are encouraged to apply. However, final consideration of GPA scores will depend on the pool of applicants.
- After application review, the strongest candidates will be scheduled for an interview. In selecting students for admission, the program looks for evidence of character, potential, motivation and sound academic preparation.
- Prior to the start of the program, accepted students must become certified in CPR for either Allied Health Professionals or Adult/Pediatrics.The CPR certification must be affiliated with the American Heart Association
- Foreign Educated Applicants:
If you were educated outside of the United States, you must provide the following additional documents:
- Official transcripts mailed directly from the foreign school. The school will also accept an official transcript if it is sent by the applicant but is in a sealed school envelope.
- Official evaluation of your foreign transcript (grade by grade) by a foreign credit evaluation service. There are a number of these agencies available such as World Education Services (wes.org), Education Credential Evaluators (ece.org), Global Education Group (globaledu.com) and others. The Cardiac Sonography program does not endorse any particular service and notes the above as examples applicants have used in the past.
Official results of test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. Applicants must have a minimum TOEFL score of 90 on the Internet-based exam with minimum individual element scores as follows: Reading 20, Listening 20, Speaking 26, and Writing 24. The Computer-Based exam minimum score is 233 (equivalents of Internet-Based Scores).