Admission Requirements-Ultrasound

SUNY Upstate is an upper-division transfer college specializing in health care careers.  Students applying to our bachelors programs take the prerequisite courses (minimum 60 semester hours) at another college and then complete their junior and senior years of the bachelor’s degree at Upstate for their program of study.

"Am I a Bachelor of Science (BS) or a Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) applicant?"

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) applicants enter with a liberal arts background. An associate's degree is not required, but welcome.
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) applicants are ARRT certified or ARRT certification eligible in radiography and will have an associate's degree upon enrollment.

 

Bachelor of Science (BS)

For individuals with no previous education in Medical Imaging.

Requires a minimum of 60 semester hours including:

Semester
Hours
Anatomy & Physiology I with lab
3-4
Anatomy & Physiology II with lab
3-4
General Physics with lab*
3-4
College Algebra or Pre-calculus or Calculus
3
Introduction to Computer Science (Course should include hardware, software, networks, and memory-storage devices.)
3
English Composition
3
English Elective
3
Psychology
3
Sociology
3
Liberal Arts/Sciences Electives
25-28
Liberal Arts/Sciences or Professional Electives
5
 

*Physics can be algebra or calculus based.

Minimum grade for transfer is a "C."

A course equivalency guide for the College of Health Professions pre-requisites is available online. Please note that applicants are not required to attend any of the colleges listed on the guide. Prospective students will questions about pre-requisites should e-mail Student Admissions at admiss@upstate.edu .

Ultrasound, BS is a fall entry program. Applications open September 1 and admission is on a rolling basis. For information about applying to the Ultrasound (BS) program, please click here.




Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS)

For individuals who are ARRT certified or ARRT certification eligible.

Requires:

  • Associate's degree
  • ARRT certification or certification-eligibility in radiography (X-ray)
  • Minimum of 60 semester hours is required for the BPS Ultrasound program

Prerequisite courses for BPS Ultrasound must include the following:

Semester
Hours
Anatomy & Physiology I with lab
4
Anatomy & Physiology II with lab
4
College Algebra or Pre-calculus or Calculus I
3
English Composition
3
English Elective
3
Psychology
3
Sociology
3
Liberal Arts/Sciences Electives
3

Minimum grade for transfer is a "C."

A course equivalency guide for the College of Health Professions pre-requisites is available online. Please note that applicants are not required to attend any of the colleges listed on the guide. Prospective students will questions about pre-requisites should e-mail Student Admissions at admiss@upstate.edu .

BPS-Ultrasound is a fall entry programs. Applications open September 1 and admission is on a rolling basis. For information about applying to the BPS-Ultrasound program, please click here.

Spend time with Ultrasound students...

John Knack
John Knack, Ultrasound (BPS), Class of 2015, entered Ultrasound after earning his Radiography degree. "The Medical Imaging program here at Upstate is very relevant to the job market out there. The training you receive in class gives you the confidence you need for the clinical setting. The faculty are very caring. They want to make sure you know the material."
John Knack, Class of 2015

CONTACT:

STUDENT ADMISSIONS
Location:
Room 1215, Weiskotten Hall
Phone: 315 464-4570
Email: admiss@upstate.edu