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Graduate Diploma Blended

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

12 months
Duration
974 CAD/credit 29220 CAD/year
185 CAD/credit 5550 CAD/year
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About

Diagnostic Medical Sonography from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology will allow you the opportunity to participate in clinical rotations in major Alberta hospitals. You’ll receive training on industry-standard equipment and get the opportunity to learn on the same technology you’ll use in your practicum placement – and career.

Overview

At Diagnostic Medical Sonography from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology you’ll be confident with ultrasound imaging and skilled in obstetrics and gynecology, abdomen and superficial structure scanning and cardiac sonography and vascular studies.

Careers

As a member of a health-care team, an ultrasound technologist (sonographer) uses a variety of hand-held scanning probes and imaging techniques in order to differentiate between technical artifacts and questionable clinical appearances from pathology. 

Diagnostic Medical Sonography is highly operator-dependent and requires a logical self-directed approach to scanning, on-the-spot critical thinking and good judgment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Sonography of the Normal Abdominal and Superficial Structures
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Sonography of the Female Pelvis
  • Pathology of the Abdomen and Superficial Structures in Sonography
  • Sonography of the Cerebral and Abdominal Vascular Systems
  • Sonography of the Peripheral Vascular System
  • Professional Practice in Sonography
  • Cardiac Sonography
  • Sonographic Assessment in the Second and Third Trimester
  • DMS Clinical 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted any time, but we recommend submitting your application at least 90 days before the application deadline.

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 75% in each of: English 30-1 or English 30-2, Math 30-1 or Math 30-2, Biology 30, Physics 30

  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

  • 1 credit of post-secondary Medical Terminology completed within 5 years of the application deadline with a minimum final grade of 60%.  

  • 5 or more credits of post-secondary Human Anatomy and Physiology completed within 5 years of the application deadline with a final grade of 60% or greater will be required.  

  • Online Interview

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29220 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 974 CAD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    5550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 185 CAD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /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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