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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Advanced Certificate


Intake
  • Summer

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience

Courses in this program are offered using online and/or hybrid delivery method in Fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Confirm directly with Camosun about the learning method.

  • Campuses
    Interurban

    Resources

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    City of Victoria
  • Length
    3 credits (4 months)
  • Tuition Estimate
    $2000 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1000 approximately
  • Credential Granted
    Advanced Certificate
  • Learning Method Options
    • Face-to-Face
    • Off-site
    • Temporarily online/hybrid Fall 2020

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out Camosun's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Online applications are open from May 4, 2020 to August 21, 2020 at noon for the May 2021 intake. 

Proofing documents/transcripts should be submitted by document deadlines: 
  • initial document submission by September 18, 2020
  • final document submission by January 15, 2021

Application Fee: $42.66

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in brackets)

1. One of:

  • completion of a diploma or a Bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • proof of Certification with Sonography Canada 

2. English

One of:

  • English 12 (B)
  • English Studies 12 (B)
  • English First Peoples 12 (B)
  • English Language (B) 
  • both ENLG 091 (B) and ENGL 093 (B)
  • both ENGL 092 (B) and ENGL 094 (B)
  • both ENGL 092 (B) and ENGL 096 (B)
  • both ENGL 103 (B) and ENGL 104 (B)
  • ENGL 142 (B)
  • both ELD 092 (B) and 094 (B)
  • ELD 097 (B)
  • both ELD 103 (B) and ELD 104 (B)
  • Canadian high school equivalent 
  • equivalent Camosun assessment
  • equivalent external assessment  
Non-Academic

After being accepted, you will be required of the following:

  • accept assigned clinical site placements (subject to availability and capacity)
  • have a yearly respiratory mask fit-testing done (prior to the first clinical practice)
  • hold current standard first aid and CPR level C (prior to the first clinical placement; currency must be maintained throughout the program);
  • submit a negative TB skin test or clear chest x-ray
  • provide proof of immunizations against preventable, communicable diseases (current immunizations as per the Practice Education Guidelines of BC are highly recommended)  
  • complete a criminal record check done through the Ministry of Pubic Safety & Solicitor General (instructions will be provided by Camosun College) 

Admission Advice

1. All academic admission requirements must be completed within the last five years.

2. Basic computer literacy, including experience with keyboarding, basic internet searches, and email skills are essential to program success. 

3. Students must provide their own transportation, meals, and accommodations while completing their clinical placement.

4. For details about admission process and selection criteria, click here.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy Camosun's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

English proficiency for program admissions at Camosun College requires English 12 (C+) or equivalent. 
Students may meet the English proficiency requirement with one or more of the following alternatives.

International students should contact Camosun International to learn about your options towards direct entry into our programs.

Assessment

Minimum Result

IELTS (Academic)

6.0 overall (no sub-score less than 6.0)

TOEFL ibt

78 overall (no sub-score less than 19)

LPI

5 or higher

PTE Academic

54 overall (no sub-score less than 50)

Cambridge Assessment of English: C1 Advanced

174 overall (no sub-score less than 169)

CAEL CE

60 overall (no -sub-score less than 60)

GTEC CBT

1200 overall (minimum sub-score: Reading 325; Writing 270; Speaking 260; Listening 335)


 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement: You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

Current BC/Yukon high school student can apply for provisional admission between September 15 and May 15; please check here for special high school admission process.

If you are a secondary school graduate, you are eligible for general admission to Camosun College. You must also meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. (These admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for Camosun College within EducationPlannerBC's Search Database)

For more details on admission to Camosun, check here

Out-of-Province

If you are a secondary school graduate, you are eligible for general admission to Camosun College. You must also meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. (These admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for Camosun College within EducationPlannerBC's Search Database)

For more details on admission to Camosun, check here 

BC Transfer Student

If you possess Grade 12 graduation from any recognized institution, you are eligible for general admission to Camosun. You must also meet specific admission requirements for your intended program. (These admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for Camosun College within EducationPlannerBC's Search Database)

If you have completed post-secondary studies at another institution and wish to gain transfer credit*, please see the Transfer Credit web page.

Footnote (*): Transfer credit is defined as academic work that is completed at another institution that is formally recognized as being equivalent to a Camosun course.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

If you possess Grade 12 graduation from any recognized institution, you are eligible for general admission to Camosun. You must also meet specific admission requirements for your intended program. (These admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for Camosun College within EducationPlannerBC's Search Database)

If you have completed post-secondary studies at another institution and wish to gain transfer credit* please see the Transfer Credit web page.

Footnote (*): Transfer credit is defined as academic work that is completed at another institution that is formally recognized as being equivalent to a Camosun course.

Mature Student

If you are at least 19 years old at the start of your first academic term, you are eligible for general admission to Camosun. You must also meet the specific admission requirements for your intended program. (These admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for Camosun College within EducationPlannerBC's Search Database)

International Student

For complete details on admission to Camosun College as an International Student, please check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Camosun College may consider granting special admission to underage applicants on an individual basis. For more details, please refer to Camosun's Admission Policy (Section C. Special College Admission Admission).

How to Apply

For details on applying to Camosun College, please check here.