Bachelor of Science in Vascular Ultrasound Admissions & Deadlines

Admissions requirements

To be considered for admission into the Bachelor of Science in vascular ultrasound program, you need the following qualifications:

  1. A minimum of 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college or university credit prior to matriculation
  2. A recommended minimum overall GPA of 2.75 out of 4.0
  3. The prerequisite courses below must be completed with a grade of “C” or better prior to starting the program. You can still apply to the program without all of these courses completed, but if you are accepted it will be with the condition that you must complete all prerequisite courses prior to starting the program in the fall. Please note that this is a competitive program, so it is best to have completed most or all of the prerequisite courses when you apply:

Vascular ultrasound program required courses

  Semester Hours Quarter Hours

Two courses in communications
English composition is required.
The second course may be in composition, speech or another communication topic.

6 9

One course in mathematics
College algebra or higher level math is required. Course must be completed within the last ten years. More math courses are highly recommended.

Introductory algebra, elementary algebra, elements of algebra, intermediate algebra, statistics or business math do not fulfill this requirement. This is not a comprehensive list of ineligible courses. For questions, email the CHS admissions office.

3 4

Two courses in life sciences
Human anatomy & physiology is required. Two semesters are highly recommended. The courses must be completed within the last ten years.

The second course may be in anatomy, biology, microbiology, pathophysiology, physiology or another life science topic.

6 9

One course in physical sciences
General physics is required. This physics course must be a course that is intended for science majors. The course must be completed within the last ten years. Please email the CHS admissions office if you have a question about which particular physics courses will cover this prerequisite from your college.

Chemistry is highly recommended.

3 4
One course in social sciences
(i.e. government, history, political science, psychology or sociology)
3 4

One course in the humanities
(i.e. ethics, fine arts, literature or philosophy)

Ethics is highly recommended. Performance courses do not meet this requirement.

3 4
Elective courses in communications, computer science, ethics, fine arts, humanities, life sciences, literature, philosophy, physical sciences or social sciences to total 35 semester or 55 quarter hours 36 56
Total hours of required and elective courses 60 90

How to apply

Entry term: Fall (September)
Application cycle: September - August
Application deadline: Rolling*

* We accept applications starting in September for the following year. Application reviews begin in December, and interviews for qualified applicants will begin in January. We accept applications until the class is full, which may be as late as summer some years.

To apply to the Bachelor of Science in vascular ultrasound program, complete the following steps:

Submit an application using the Allied Health Centralized Application Service (AHCAS).

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You will also need to submit the following through AHCAS:

  1. Official transcripts from every U.S. college or university attended.
  2. International course evaluation for courses completed at a college or university outside the United States.
  3. Three references. Only current or former academic advisors, professors, managers or supervisors are acceptable as references. We will not accept evaluations from coworkers, colleagues, friends or family members.
  4. Personal statement (essay).

If your native language is not English, submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.

Qualified applicants will participate in a personal interview with departmental faculty.

Attend an information session

Learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Vascular Ultrasound program at an on-campus or online information session.