Admission to this program is selective. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. Registration is by permission only. Information and applications may be obtained online or from the Health Sciences and Emergency Services division office. If your program requires a criminal background check, your placement in a required clinical site, cooperative, practicum, internship, and/or licensure/certification opportunity may be impacted.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your program director and check with your licensing/certifying entity, if any, to determine your status.  

   
To apply, students must:
  • Submit the required application form by the designated deadline.
  • Application and acceptance into Collin College.
  • Submit official copies of all college transcripts.
  • Complete Collin College reading, writing and mathematics assessments.
  • Complete Psychological Services Bureau (PSB) Health Occupations Aptitude Exam.
  • Complete program admission criteria (see Admission Packet).
  • Complete immunizations required by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS). One of the required vaccinations, Hepatitis B, consists of a three dose series, which can take up to 7 months to complete. Individuals unable to receive the HBV must inform the Program Director. In such cases, the applicant must sign a declination form. All immunizations must be complete before assignment to clinical training.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR Certification.
   
FUNCTIONAL ABILITIES / CORE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS STATEMENT
After initial acceptance to this program, all students are required to meet specific functional abilities with or without accommodations for successful completion of the program and to function safely and effectively in the variety of the profession’s settings. The specific functional requirements are found in “Functional Abilities / Core Performance Standards” documents provided in the program information and application packets. Students who think they may not be able to meet the functional standards and need accommodation are encouraged to contact the college ACCESS department as soon as this program is of interest.
   
Health Insurance- All Sonography students are required to show proof of health insurance prior to starting clinical rotations each semester.
 
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