Mohawk College - Graduate Programs

Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography

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Program Information

School:Mohawk College - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Mohawk-McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Diag. Med. Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Description:Study in our modern and dynamic learning environment. Learn to evaluate cardiac anatomy, function, and hemodynamics through the most commonly used imaging procedures for the diagnosis of heart disease. Work directly with patients as part of a highly skilled medical team. Gain employment in community and teaching hospitals, independent clinics and mobile units, or in research, management, clinical teaching, education, and applications and sales with commercial companies.

Graduates of this program will develop theoretical and clinical competency in the field of cardiac sonography, gain extensive laboratory and clinical practice experience using state-of-the-art equipment, and participate in two semesters (12 weeks each term) of clinical training with affiliated clinical agencies. Eligible graduates may take the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) examinations in Cardiovascular Principles and Instrumentation, Physics, and Adult Echocardiography.
URL:Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography at Mohawk College - Graduate Programs
Length:54 Week(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must possess one of the following qualifications: a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, graduate of a minimum two-year allied health diploma program, graduate of a bachelor’s degree in a health-related discipline such as B.Sc. Kinesiology, or graduate of a recognized diploma or certificate Cardiovascular Technician program. Applicants must also provide an up-to-date immunization record. In addition, applicants must provide a current résumé, two professional confidential assessment forms, proof of registration (if applicable), and a transcript of all post-secondary education.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 15, 2009