Application deadline is April 1 for a Fall start.
This option is designed for applicants with a minimum of 60 college credits, or a graduate of an accredited 2-year allied health program. Applicants for this option must have completed either prerequisite 1 or 2 and the specific courses listed below.
Application deadline for Fall admission is April 1
*Human Anatomy & Physiology II (3-4 credits, no lab required)
*Medical Terminology (does not have to have college credits)
Algebra or Statistics (3 credits)
**DXMS4160 – Physics Concepts for Diagnostic Imaging Professional (SHP online certificate course) or Any college level Physics course
English (6 credits)
*It is recommended that these courses be completed within 5 years of application to program.
A minimum grade of B- is required for Anatomy and Physiology I and II or the equivalent courses.
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.
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). You may obtain an evaluation by contacting World Education Services, Inc., at www.wes.org or by e-mail at email@example.com.
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).
Students must have the ability to travel to and from clinical sites and the Scotch Plains Campus within a limited time frame.
Students must also meet the General Standards for Allied Health Education of Rutgers-SHP. These standards concern observational abilities, communication, intellectual/conceptual abilities, motor coordination, and behavioral and social skills.
Students accepted into the program must complete a CPR course for Allied Health Professionals prior to entering the program.
||The BSMIS is a joint degree with Thomas Edison State College. Graduates of our
Cardiac Sonography certificate program who have successfully passed their national board examinations can continue their education to complete a BS degree.
- Graduate of the Rutgers-SHP Cardiac Sonography Program “Certificate Option”
- Registered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing Internations (CCI) and be an active member.
Curriculum Requirements are different than our other Cardiac Sonography Program, as students have completed the professional component of the degree.
Curriculum requirements for this program.