How to Apply to Diagnostic Medical Sonography
- 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).
- Application instructions: How to Apply for Admission
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
Step 3: Make sure you are eligible to apply
What are the requirements?
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).
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
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.
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
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
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
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Health Care Professions Advisor
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Fall & Spring Hours
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Updated July 06, 2022