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How to Apply to Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Application Timeline

Fall Admission

  • November 1–March 1: Application for fall admission available
  • March 1: Application deadline for fall admission
    • No late applications accepted.
  • April: Applicants notified of their status

Follow these steps to apply to Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Step 1: Apply to TCC

Apply online with ApplyTCC (use Firefox or Chrome for the best experience).

You will get a TCC Student ID number once you are accepted as a student at TCC. You need a TCC Student ID number for your application to Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Step 2: Attend an Information Session

Find out everything you need to know about our program: requirements, courses, costs, and more.

Attending an information session is an application requirement. You will submit your Certificate of Attendance with your application.

Until We Can Host In-Person Sessions

Review the presentation slides and contact us if you have any questions: Diagnostic Medical Sonography Information Session (PDF)Listen


Health Care Professions Advising Resource Hub

Janette Keen, Health Care Professions Advisor

Call 817-515-1484

Step 3: Make sure you are eligible to apply

What are the requirements?

See Selective Admission: Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Step 4: Get current official transcripts

You will need to submit your official college transcripts from all colleges and schools you have attended to the TCC Admissions and Registrar Office.

If you have not attended college or if you will have fewer than 12 college semester hours by the application deadline, you will need to submit your official high school transcript(s).

International Students

Contact International Admissions (817-515-1570) at least 8 weeks before the application deadline to schedule an appointment if you have international transcripts.

Step 5: Take required admissions exams before you apply

  1. Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI) Admission Exam

    You can take the HESI A2 exam online through ProctorU or in-person at the Trinity River Campus Testing Center.

    Find out how: See HESI A2 Admission Assessment


    If you already have a degree in Radiologic Technology, and you are applying for the Advanced Technical Certificate, you do not need to take the HESI A2.

    You must have a degree in:

    • Radiologic Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • Radiation Therapy
  2. If English is not your first language

    You will need to take one of the following English readiness exams:

Step 6: Submit your application by the deadline

Submit your Diagnostic Medical Sonography Application by mail or in person.

Your complete application must include your:

  • Signed, complete application
  • Application checklist
  • Immunization records
  • Information Session Certificate of Attendance

Our Address

TCC Health Sciences Department
Trinity River Campus East
245 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102-1901

No late applications will be accepted.

Step 7: Find out the status of your application

Selected to Continue with an Interview?

You will participate in a formal interview with a panel of program faculty and representatives from our clinical affiliates.

We will send you an appointment time with instructions of what to expect and how to prepare for the interview.


You will receive the general reason for the decision.

There is no wait list. You must reapply the following application period if you are not accepted into the program.

Step 8: Find out your status after the interview


You will receive a letter of acceptance into the program.


You will be given the opportunity to be on the alternate list.



Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions
Advising Resource Hub

Janette Keen
Health Care Professions Advisor

Call 817-515-1484


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 July 06, 2022