May 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Diagnostic Medical Sonography, General Sonography and Vascular Specialty, B.S.

College of Nursing and Health Professions  >> Diagnostic Medical Sonography  

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program at USI is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( in Abdominal-Extended, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vascular, and Cardiac specialties.

Students interested in the Radiologic and Imaging Sciences major should refer to the Radiologic and Imaging Sciences  section of the bulletin for an overview of the program, including available tracks and admission requirements.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Curriculum

All DMS students complete three years of common curriculum, including Core 39, then select one of two options to complete degree requirements:

  • General Sonography + Echocardiography Specialty
  • General Sonography + Vascular Specialty

A grade of C or better is required in all DMS, DVT, and ECHO courses, plus select Core 39 courses.  A typical semester-by-semester class schedule is shown here.

First Year

Spring Semester (15 hours)

Second Year

Fall Semester (13 hours)

Spring Semester (12 hours)

Third Year

General Sonography + Vascular Specialty

Fourth Year

Fall Semester (12 hours)