The field of diagnostic medical sonography has rapidly advanced over the years. With new and advanced tools available today, the role of the imaging professional and the needs of the patient have grown dramatically.
Nebraska Methodist College has designed a program for the medical imaging professional who wishes to specialize in the care of women. Graduates will be skilled in serving patients with unique psycho/social needs, including coping with fetal loss, breast cancer, infertility, and the complexities of high risk obstetrics.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the U.S. median salary in May 2019 for diagnostic medical sonographers was $74,320 per year, with a much faster than average projected job growth of 19 percent between 2018 and 2028.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775. (727) 210-2350. www.caahep.org
Graduates are able to sit for examinations administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
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Applicants are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:
To be considered for admission, the following items must be submitted to the Admissions Office:
The program requires a minimum of 128 credit hours. All students are required to complete specific coursework. This list should only be used as a curriculum guide. Course listings and required curriculum are subject to change.
Included within this list is the Educated Citizen Core Curriculum. All students seeking to complete an undergraduate degree at Nebraska Methodist College must complete this set of Arts & Sciences requirements.
Prerequisites: Instructor permission
Prerequisites: Determined by major
Prerequisites: DMS 131, DMS 140, DMS 206, DMS 209
Prerequisites: DMS 131, DMS 140, DMS 206, DMS 209
Prerequisites: DMS 131, DMS 140, DMS 206, DMS 209, SCI 206
Prerequisites: DMS 221, DMS 223, DMS 228, DMS 281, DMS 306
Prerequisites: DMS 221, DMS 223, DMS 228, DMS 272, DMS 281, DMS 306
Prerequisites: DMS 221, DMS 228, DMS 272, DMS 281, DMS 306
Prerequisites: DMS 321
Prerequisites: BIO 225 Pre/Corequisites: CHE 100
Prerequisite: MAT 110
Prerequisites: MAT 110
Prerequisites: SCI 200
What is women's medical imaging?
It is a specialty within diagnostic medical sonography that focuses on the unique needs of women, including:
The purpose of this policy is to determine the physical and emotional abilities of a student in the Department in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991.
It is your responsibility to understand the duties, responsibilities, skills and abilities required of your chosen program/profession. In addition to the technical standards as described above, please review the information regarding Diagnostic Medical Sonography at the O*NET website.
For students applying to Diagnostic Medical Sonography, BS; Multispecialty Sonography, AS; or Cardiovascular Sonography, AS.
Please develop a thoughtful and organized response to each of the numbered prompts below. Use this as a chance to let the admissions committee get to know you, what your motivation to become a sonographer is, and what excites you to be a part of the field of diagnostic medical sonography.
The admissions committee is looking for responses that are well supported and use appropriate style and grammar.
Your complete statement should not exceed 1,000 words. If you use any references in the following answers, it is expected that you follow APA formatting guidelines. You may attach your statement to an email and submit it to the Admissions Office at email@example.com.
Instances of plagiarism within an applicant's written statement will disqualify them for acceptance to Nebraska Methodist College due to the College's commitment to academic integrity and stringent plagiarism policies.