Skip to main content

How to Apply

Application deadline is February 1 for priority status. Applications may be accepted after the priority deadline if spots remain in the next class beginning the following fall semester.

It will be helpful to have the following information ready before starting the online application at the link below.

Personal Statement Questions

On the application, please carefully and thoughtfully answer each of the questions presented.


Upload a resume with the application. Have this file saved and ready before beginning.


Select two individuals as references who will answer questions to provide a recommendation on behalf of the student's performance in academic or professional settings. College instructors and past supervisors are good choices.

A third reference may be an individual who knows the student on a personal level outside of a work or classroom setting.

Please make sure each reference is willing to submit answers to the questionnaire online. They will receive a link via email.

Technical Standards 

Review the program's technical standards and requirements. Applicants will be asked to acknowledge they understand and accept these requirements.

English Language Proficiency 

All applicants, including Kansas residents, are required to have excellent command of the English language. A professional evaluation of English language proficiency may be required at the discretion of the program director.


Arrange to have one official copy of each transcript from every college and university attended sent directly to KU Medical Center. If the institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to

Hardcopy transcripts can be mailed to the following address:
Cardiovascular Technology, KU Dept. of Respiratory Care and Diagnostic Sciences, Mailstop 1013, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66160

International Students

An applicant is considered an international student if they require a visa, or currently reside in the U.S. with non-immigrant status, or currently reside in the U.S. while applying for permanent residency.

Additional requirements and documentation are required for international students to become eligible for KU programs. Please review the information for international students before applying.

Online Application

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.

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,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY.

Last modified: Jun 29, 2020

Program overview

How to apply


Contact us

For more information about graduation rates, costs, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please see the program's gainful employment disclosure.

This certificate program is a partnership between Mid-America Cardiology and the KU School of Health Professions. The offices for this program are located in the Mid-America Cardiology suite of The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas.

YouTube icon

Watch video: "The History of Sonography" by the Society of Diagnostic Medicial Sonography (2:56)