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Imaging Science - Diagnostic Medical Sonography - BS

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Associate's degree, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician. 510910

Description

The Bachelor of Science in imagine sciences - diagnostic medical sonography is designed as a completion program for the registered radiographer and prepare highly competent imaging practitioners for professional careers in a dynamic health care environment. Graduates are prepared to sit for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers examination through a variety of classroom instruction and hands-on practice. The diagnostic medical sonography program boasts a 100 percent graduate pass rate for the ARDMS Sonography Principles and Instrumentation examination for the last five years, which is 35 percent higher than the national average. A separate application process is required for admission into this program.

Details

Hours

120

Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)

School

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith (UAFS)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

FORT SMITH

Local WIB

5035 - Western

Name of Credential

Bachelor of Science - Imaging Science Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal Student Aid including Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work Study, Federal Direct Loans.  Arkansas Division of Higher Education scholarship programs including AR Academic Challenge, AR Future Grant, AR Workforce Challenge, etc. UAFS institutional scholarships, UAFS Foundation scholarships and outside third party scholarships and programs.

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$800.00

Testing/Exam Fees

$1,245.00 $1245 Licensure/Certification Exams & Fees*

Graduation Fees

$40.00

In-State/District Tuition

$21,579.30 $239.77 per credit hour x 90 hours

Other Fees

$3,310.00 $600 Distance Education Fee $50 per credit hour x 12 hours $2250 Health Sciences Program Fee $25 per credit hour x 90 hours $250 Lab & Clinic Fee $25 per course x 10 courses $150 Student Health Fee $30 per semester x 5 semesters $60 Fitness Center Fee $12 per semester x 5 semesters

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$48,847.50 $542.75 per credit hour x 90 hours

Registration Fee

$155.00 $31 per semester x 5 semesters

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$250.00 $250 Uniforms

Total In-State Program Cost

$27,379.30

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$54,647.50

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2032.00Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

PO Box 3649, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913

Phone Number

(479) 788-7000

Fax Number

(479) 424-6958

Last Updated

Oct 17, 2023

Created

Oct 08, 2020

Renewal

Oct 17, 2024

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