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Cost Analysis

2019–2021 Approximate Costs per Semester

Diagnostic Medical Sonography 5-Semester Program

Based on tuition for legal residents of Tarrant County.

For other tuition rates, see Tuition & Fees.

Prerequisites

Program Components Costs
Tuition for Prerequisite courses (24 hours) $1,536
HESI A2 Exam $42
Total $1,578

 

Semester 1 (fall)

Program Components Costs
Tuition (10 hours) $640
Books $750
Trajecsys Clinical Online Tracking Fee (1-time fee) $150
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
Sonography Principals and Instrumentation (SPI) exam fee
$250
Castle Branch Immunization Records $79
Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS)
Membership Fee (required)
$45
Total $1,914

 

Semester 2 (spring)

Program Components Costs
Tuition (9 hours) $576
Books $100
Total $676

 

Semester 3 (12-week summer)

Program Components Costs
Tuition (6 hours) $384
Books $200
Total $584

 

Semester 4 (fall)

Program Components Costs
Tuition (9 hours) $576
Books $170
Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS)
Membership Fee (optional)
$45
Total $791

 

Semester 5 (spring)

Program Components Costs
Tuition (7 hours) $448
Books $200
ARDMS Fees $750
Total $1,398

Total Approximate Cost for the Program

  • $5,363: for legal residents of Tarrant County

For more details, see Tuition & Fees.

Important Notes

Book prices are for new hardback books purchased at the College bookstore and are subject to change. Book prices are not included for the prerequisite courses.

Miscellaneous fees to budget for that are not included in the analysis, but are not limited to, include:

  • College & program application fees
  • Personal copying/printing fees (paper and ink)
  • Scantrons
  • Office supplies
  • Immunizations
    • Second year Background Check
    • CPR, if expires before program completion
    • Annual TB exam
    • Annual flu shot
  • Clinic ID badge
  • White shoes (no crocs)
  • Uniforms (2 sets minimum; scrub pant, top, lab coat, and patch)
  • Second year drug screen
  • Vehicle maintenance & fuel

Level 2 Certificate candidates can deduct the prerequisite costs but may still wish to take the HESI A2 exam to acquire more ranking points for their application.

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

TRCF 2101A
817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment 

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated May 14, 2020