Admission RequirementsBachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography—General Fast Track
Students with a bachelor's degree or the appropriate amount of college credits and prerequisites may apply to the fast track program. Courses must have been completed at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or better for transfer. Math and science courses taken more than ten years prior to the anticipated date of matriculation to MCPHS will not be accepted.
Required Courses For Students with a Bachelor's Degree:
- Anatomy and Physiology I & II with lab (8 credits)
- General Chemistry I & II with lab (8 credits)
- Microbiology with lab (4 credits)
- Statistics (3 credits) (Acceptable substitutions include Basic Statistics, Biostatistics, Psychological Statistics, Economic Statistics)
- Interpersonal Communications for Health Professionals (3 credits)
- Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
- Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
- Expository Writing I & II (6 credits)
Additional Courses Required For Students without a Bachelor's Degree:
- College Algebra (3 credits)
- American Culture Elective (3 credits) (Acceptable substitutions include any History or Political Science)
- Social Science elective (3 credits) (Acceptable courses include Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Government, Women's Studies, Ethnic Studies, Economics, or an additional History/Political Science course)
- Humanities elective (3 credits) (Acceptable courses include Literature, Creative Writing, Philosophy, Ethics, Religious Studies, and non-performing Arts)
- Behavioral Science elective (3 credits) (Acceptable courses include any upper-level Psychology or Sociology course)
*Students entering without a prior bachelors degree must also take PSB 320 Intro to Health Care Delivery during the program’s summer term for a total of 16 credits. Additionally, these students will also take the Dental Hygiene Program Elective during the last semester of the program, increasing the credits to 17 that term.
**Official exam results from CLEP examinations can be used for up to 18 credits of prerequisite requirements.