The KU General Diagnostic Ultrasound & Vascular Technology Program is a 40-hour per week, hospital-based certificate program covering studies in the areas of sonography principles and instrumentation, abdomen, and OB/GYN. The program length is 18 months (5 academic semesters). The program cost is $1000 per semester, subject to change.
The prerequisites to apply are as follows (sorry, no exceptions are made):
Applicant must have completed, or be currently enrolled in, at the minimum a 24-month radiologic technology program (60 semester credit hours or 84 quarter credit hours).
Please note: The required RT program is not available at the University of Kansas – please use the links at right for schools offering accredited AART programs.
Applicants must be a registered radiologic technologist (ARRT) or must be registry-certified before program start date in September.
Post-secondary credits, with a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, are required in the following courses:
• Communication skills (English, speech, or composition)
• General college-level physics and/or radiographic physics
• Human anatomy and physiology
• Algebra, statistics (or higher) mathematics course
The student will be required to pass the ARRT registry exam before entrance into the ultrasound program.
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785) 864-6414, 711 TTY.