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Diagnostic Medical Imaging, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 days
    Duration
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Overview

The Diagnostic Medical Imaging program at State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn is a two-year, upper-division college program leading to the bachelor of science degree. The SUNY Downstate Program in Diagnositic Medical Imaging was the first in the United States to offer a bachelor of science degree with a major in diagnostic medical sonography.

Learning outcomes

The curriculum integrates the basic and medical sciences with sonography courses, giving students a comprehensive academic base which is then applied to lab experiences throughout the New York area.

Specialty areas taught include obstetrics-gynecology, abdomen, cardiology, as well as duplex Doppler vascular imaging, neurosonography, and courses in new applications.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 days
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Sonography 
  • Sonographic Physics 
  • Human Physiology 
  • Scanning Skills 
  • Clinical Internship 
  • Monitoring and Assistance of the Patient 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    536

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A minimum of 60 semester credits from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) such as the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, North Central Association, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
  • A minimum undergraduate cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • You must submit two letters of recommendation. SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University has moved toward exclusive use of electronic recommendation submissions. Your recommenders must be a professional colleague who can comment on your potential for success in this program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8490 USD per semester and a duration of 48 days.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8490 USD per semester and a duration of 48 days.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3535 USD per semester and a duration of 48 days.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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