The Diagnostic Medical Sonography curriculum is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive body of knowledge and the necessary skills expected of a competent program graduate.
The curriculum includes didactic instruction that provides learning experiences to enhance understanding and performance of clinical responsibilities.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography prepares you to:
In Diagnostic Medical Sonography, you will complete your first years of course work at Benedictine University. You should complete all college graduation requirements during these three years while maintaining a GPA of 2.8 or above. During your junior year, you apply to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for your clinical education. The admissions process is competitive. During your senior year, you will complete an 18-month, 45-semester-hour clinical education curriculum at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
When you complete this curriculum, you will be awarded the B.A. in Biology-Allied health, and a certificate of qualification as a diagnostic medical sonographer.