Prerequisites: Ultrasound

Request Info.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 bachelors 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 ARRTExternal Icon 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 or Professional Electives

(Only 5 Credits can be Professional Electives)

30-33
Examples of Liberal Arts or Professional Electives
Total= 60

*Physics can be algebra or calculus based.

Minimum grade for transfer is a "C."

A course equivalency guide for the College of Health Professions prerequisites is available online. Please note that applicants are not required to attend any of the colleges listed on the guide. Prospective students with questions about prerequisites should e-mail Student Admissions at admissfa@upstate.eduPlease identify the program you are inquiring about in the subject line of your email so that we can best advise you.

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.


Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS)

For individuals who are ARRT certified or ARRT certification eligible.

Requires:

  • Associate's or bachelor'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 Electives
3

Minimum grade for transfer is a "C."

A course equivalency guide for the College of Health Professions prerequisites is available online. Please note that applicants are not required to attend any of the colleges listed on the guide. Prospective students with questions about prerequisites should e-mail Student Admissions at admissfa@upstate.eduPlease identify the program you are inquiring about in the subject line of your email so that we can best advise you.

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.

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