• Admissions Requirements

    The following information will assist you in applying for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. Please follow the instructions. For a printable version click here.

    IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE THE PROGRAM
    WITH THE PROPER PAPERWORK AT THE PROPER TIME!

    • ITSC 1309 is no longer a prerequisite course. 
    • March 1, 2016 application deadline for students applying for the Summer 2016 Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program (begins May 31, 2016). Prospective students must have their CNA certification and all eight prerequisite courses completed by the end of Spring 2016 (May 11, 2016) for their application to be considered.  
    • December 1st new application deadline.  
    • December 1, 2016 application deadline for students applying for the 2017 Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. 
    • You must be eligible and applied for admission to Del Mar College.
    • You must supply the Registrar's Office with official copies of college transcripts.
    • You must supply the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program office with official copies of college transcripts.
    • You must have completed a General Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Application or an Echocardiography Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Application.
    • You must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
    • If applicable, supply copies of degrees, certificates, or registries in the health care field.
    • You must complete all 27 hours of the prerequisites.
    • All prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of the Del Mar College Fall semester.
    • You must have completed a CNA   (Certified Nurse Assistant)  certificate program or show proof of one of the following exemptions:
      • CNA certification is NOT required if you have completed one or more of the following direct patient care programs: EMT- Basic, Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA), Paramedic, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Radiologic Technologist (RT-R), Registered Nurse (RN), Respiratory Therapist, and Surgical Technologist.
      • Active status CNA certification is NOT required.
       
    • You should schedule an advising appointment with the program director within the first semester of your prerequisites, for information call 361-698-2833 (general) or 361-698-2832 (echo).
    • You will be selected on an individual basis by Admissions Committee.
    • The deadline for accepting applications is December 1st of each year.
    • You will receive written notification upon acceptance to the program by April 1st.
    • Students are required to provide their own transportation to clinical sites and navy blue scrubs.
    • Students are expected to travel to out of area clinical sites all of which are within 60 mile radius of the college.

    If admitted into the program, a Background Check and Drug Testing is required as mandated by our accrediting agency and clinical affiliates. A physical exam with shot record, and current CPR card must be submitted prior to the first day of class.

    **ONLY COMPLETED FILES WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR SELECTION**
  • Contact Information

    Dental and Imaging Technology
    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    (361) 698-2858

    Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director (361) 698-2833