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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Quinnipiac University

48 months
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50020 USD/year
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About

Diagnostic Medical Sonography at Quinnipiac University provide physicians and other healthcare providers with eyes and ears into a patient’s body, helping them to diagnose and treat cancer, blood clots, and pregnancy complications.

Overview

As a Diagnostic Medical Sonography at Quinnipiac University, you’ll perform and interpret ultrasound scans to help physicians diagnose a range of diseases, assist surgeons with biopsies and track the health and growth of developing fetuses. Our Bachelor’s degree program, the first and only one of its kind in Connecticut, teaches you sophisticated sonographic procedures and technology, as well as the interpersonal skills necessary to work directly with patients in a range of settings, from physician’s offices and OB/GYN clinics to hospitals and diagnostic laboratories.

Learning outcomes

Our program gives you the opportunity for clinical training in a variety of sub-specialties, including OB/GYN, breast, vascular, abdominal and musculoskeletal imaging. These options enable you to pursue multiple credentials in the field, increasing the number of jobs for which you qualify.

In your sophomore year, During the professional component of the program, you’ll complete more than 1900 hours of clinical field experience across five separate rotations. Your clinical education takes place in any of 20 affiliated locations across the state, including Diagnostic Imaging Associates, Gaylord Hospital, Whitney Medical Imaging and Southern Connecticut Vascular Center. Upon degree completion, students will be adequately prepared to challenge numerous ARDMS certification exams.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Academic Reading and Writing
  • Biostatistics
  • Foundations of Diagnostic Imaging
  • Elements of Physics and Elements of Physics Lab
  • Academic Writing and Research
  • Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Sonography Laboratory Practicum 
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab 
  • Sonography Physics and Instrumentation 
  • Abdominal and Small Parts Sonography and Abdominal and Small Parts Sonography Lab
  • Practicum Sonography 
  • Clinical Education I 
  • Vascular Sonography and Vascular Sonography Lab Practicum Sonography 
  • Clinical Education II 
  • Methods of Patient Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

121 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges attended, whether or not grades were earned
  • Secondary school transcript with graduation date, unless an associate’s degree was earned
  • Advanced placement transcripts
  • International baccalaureate transcripts; International students should send official transcripts to World Education Services (WES) for certification and evaluation of credit and request that Quinnipiac University receive the results. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25010 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    50020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25010 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Hamden

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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