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Pre-Application Requirements

In addition to pre-requisite course work, applicants need to be mindful of the requirements listed on this page and allow adequate time to complete these requirements before the application deadline.

All necessary application forms and instructions will be provided at program orientation meetings. 

HOBET Exam

Applicants for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program are required to take the HOBET exam which can only be taken one time.

Note: Students who are not accepted into the program are allowed to take the HOBET exam one time during the next application cycle.

Print this document and present it to the cashier's office who will stamp it upon receipt of payment.

You must take the form to the testing center on the date you are scheduled to take the HOBET exam.

FBI Fingerprint and Background Check

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Administration of Health Care Organization (JACHO), which accredits healthcare organizations across the country, has set up requirements mandating that students must complete the same background check as health care employees. Students accepted into the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program must, at their own expense, complete a background check, drug screen and fingerprinting.

 

Health Data/Physical Exam

Applicants must have a program Health Profile Form completed by a licensed practitioner. The form will be available at the scheduled orientation meetings.

Immunizations and Tests Required by State Law & Clinical Facilities

Prior to attending the clinical sites, students are required to have up-to-date vaccinations or antibody testing that includes: rubella, varicella, TDAP, TB, and Hepatitis B.  The vaccination record must be verified by a physician or approved licensed health professional.

Students accepted into the program will be required to have CPR certification through the American Heart Association (AHA) prior to visiting clinical sites.

Drug Testing

Students who have been selected for admission into the DMS program must take and pass a 10 panel drug screen as part of the acceptance criteria for the diagnostic medical sonography program.

Failure to pass drug screening will prevent a student from being formally accepted into the program.