How to Apply: KU Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography Certificate Program

Due to the volume of inquries, we are unable to respond to all applications submitted after the deadline.


How many students are admitted?
Three to four students are accepted to this program each year.

This page is a guide to the application process. Please carefully read the requirements and proceed to the online application link down the page.

Read the eligibility and requirements for Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography first!

Before you start the online application

It will be helpful to have the following information ready before starting the online application:

  • Personal Statement: A resume will be uploaded with your application, so please have this file saved on your hard drive before beginning.

  • References: Have available the names and contact information (including email addresses) of three (3) individuals who can provide a professional recommendation on your behalf. It is preferred that college instructors provide these recommendations, but past supervisors during employment or volunteer positions are also acceptable. The recommendations may not be obtained from family members, friends, etc. . Make sure they are willing to submit the reference electronically, and inform them that they will be receiving an email from “KU Medical Center<help@applyweb.com>” requesting them to submit a reference for you online.

  • Review the program's Technical Standards and Requirements

  • English Language Proficiency: All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency through either the TOEFL or IELTS testing systems. The test must have been taken within two (2) years of the first semester of enrollment. Results must be provided directly to KUMC by the testing service using ETS school code 6895. Photocopies of scores will not be accepted.

  • Transcripts: Arrange to have one official copy of each transcript from every college and university that you have attended sent directly to KU Medical Center at the following address:
    Student Services / Office of Admissions
    Mail Stop 4029
    3901 Rainbow Blvd
    Kansas City, KS 66160

International Students:
An applicant is considered an international student if he or she requires a visa, or currently resides in the U.S. with non-immigrant status, or currently resides in the U.S. while applying for permanent residency. Additional requirements and documentation, such as proof of English language proficiency, are required for international students to become eligible for KU programs. Please review the information for international students before applying.


Online Application and Fee

Note: Partial or incomplete applications may not be reviewed.

Using the link above, please submit your completed application and pay the application fee. The application fee is paid when you click SUMBIT from the online application. Applicants can pay by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or by electronic check. U.S. banks only. Application fees are non-refundable. Electronic checks will be held for approximately six business days while the check clears.

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Last modified: Sep 04, 2014

Prospective Students
The priority deadline to apply to this program is February 1. Applications may be accepted after the deadline based on space available in the next class.

Learn more about this program:
Program overview
Eligibility and requirements
Tuition and fees
Curriculum
How to apply
FAQ

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