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Medical Sonography Program
Nova Southeastern University
Terry Administration Building
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328

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Admissions Requirements

Prospective medical sonography students are selected by The Committee on Admissions (COA) through consideration of the overall qualities of the candidate. Individuals with diverse education, work, and life experience who have demonstrated the capacity to pursue the course of medical sonography will be admitted. Areas of consideration include application content, academic record, letters of evaluation and personal motivation. Upon receipt of the completed application, the COA will select applicants for interview. Applicants must be present for the interview (phone interviews are not acceptable) and expenses are the responsibility of the applicant.

It should be noted that many criteria, in addition to credentials, play a role in the admission process for the program. While the program allows the student to demonstrate academic capability, it does not ensure admission to any professional school. Admission to the medical sonography program will not guarantee admission to any other program of Nova Southeastern University.

Upon receipt of the completed application, fees, credentials, transcripts, the admissions officers and the College of Health Care Sciences will review all material for evidence of the proper education, training, and background to enter the medical sonography course of study. The university reserves the right to modify any requirement individual basis as deemed necessary by the Dean of the College of Health Care Sciences.

In order to be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Medical Sonography, a student must have completed the below mentioned 30 semester hours of prerequisite education coursework with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 grading scale.

Prerequisite Courses

course name credit hours
Composition (above Comp 1000) 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
Humanities (Recommend 3 credits in foreign language) 6
Human, Biological, and Physical Sciences (Anatomy & Physiology I is required. Anatomy & Physiology II is highly recommended) 3
Physics 3
Math ** (above MATH 1040-College Algebra and above) 6
Total: 30

Note: Required general education courses cannot be survey courses
* recommend 3 semester hours in foreign language
** strongly recommend 3 semester hours in college algebra

***Concurrent Master of Health Science option