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2017-2018 Midland College Catalog (Official, Published May 9, 2017)

Sonography


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Midland College offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Sonography.  This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

Graduates of the program may earn the credential of Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) by taking the national registry exam offered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). 

The Midland College Sonography program has a limited enrollment based on specific admission criteria. The admission criteria are as follows:

  • Complete a Health Sciences Division Application for Admission (available from the Division Office and Program Chair).
  • Successfully complete all areas of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) by testing or exemption.
  • Take the Test of Essential Academic Skills for Nursing Exam, version V (TEAS V) and score at a minimum preparedness level of Proficient.
  • Provide documentation of patient care training.
  • Complete a clinical site visit.
  • Complete the following courses with a minimum grade of “C” or above:
  • Complete immunizations including three doses of hepatitis B, two doses of mumps-measles-rubella (MMR), current tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap), and varicella (chicken pox) disease verification or vaccine must be complete in order for the application to be considered for admission. Clinical agencies require students to have the current influenza vaccine each year.
  • Earn additional admission points by completing the following courses with a grade of “C” or above:
    • BIOL 2402 , Anatomy and Physiology II
    • PSYC 2301 , Introduction to Psychology
    • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
    • PREP 0370 , Basic College Study Skills or EDUC 1100 , Effective Learning

For information regarding the admission criteria, contact the Health Sciences Division Office (432/685-4601), Program Chair (432/685-5572) or Pathways Advisor in Student Services. Each prospective student will be advised by sonography program faculty as scheduled through the Health Sciences office. Health insurance is required. Students must be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Accepted students must take all sonography courses in sequential order and must pass all required courses with a minimum grade of “C”.

Learn more about Sonography

Or, contact:

Kay Floyd
Health Sciences Division Secretary
kfloyd@midland.edu
432-685-4600

Brandi Havner
Program Chair Sonography
bhavner@midland.edu

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