Because the field of diagnostic medical sonography is highly competitive, Argosy University’s Twin Cities campus has established a set of objective criteria to identify applicants for admission acceptance. Diagnostic medical sonography applicants will be evaluated on a number of criteria unique to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. Applications will be evaluated by the Admissions Committee of Argosy University’s Twin Cities campus. A wait list will also be maintained. Final decisions regarding an applicant’s point total, eligibility to make application, and acceptance into the program are made by the Admissions Committee at Argosy University’s Twin Cities campus.
Students who have successfully completed a program of secondary education or equivalent (GED) are eligible for admission to the General and Echocardiography concentrations of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.
Students applying to the Vascular concentration must have an associate's degree in an allied health field, or a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, a nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the faculty and dean of the College of Health Sciences, or an appropriately certified foreign institution.
Students accepted into either concentration must successfully complete the prerequisite courses which include college algebra, biological sciences, communications, and physics, and ultrasound concepts before beginning program-specific coursework.
Admission requirements include one of the following:
• ACT Composite score of 18 or above, or
• Combined Math and Critical Reading SAT score of 870, or
• Argosy University Entrance Exam passing score, or
• Minimum High School or College GPA as follows:
For students with 12 or fewer college credits, cumulative High School GPA of 2.0 or above
For students with 13 or more college credits, cumulative College GPA of 2.0 or above
• A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, “ English Language Proficiency Policy.”
All applications for admission to the program must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative will help interested students to complete the following documentation:
• Student Information Form
• Personal Interview
• Completed Application for Admission Form
• Application fee (non-refundable, except in California)
• Proof of high school graduation or GED, or proof of earned college degree
• SAT/ACT or Argosy University Entrance Exam scores, and TOEFL® score (if applicable)
• Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
• Clinical Training Agreement
• Technical Standards Form
• Health forms