• 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!

    • 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 29 hours of the prerequisites.
    • All prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of the Del Mar College Spring semester in the year which you are applying.
    • 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 March 1st of each year.
    • You will receive written notification upon acceptance to the program by July 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