Progression Policy

A student must pass all courses in the program in order to graduate from the program.

A student must pass all courses in a quarter/quarter in order to progress to the next quarter/quarter in the program.

If a student fails one course in a quarter/quarter the following policy is in effect:

Diagnostic Medical Sonography program students are required to sit for the ARDMS Sonography Principles and Instrumentation (SPI) exam by the end of their fourth quarter in order to progress to their fifth quarter.

Comprehensive Exam:
A student who fails up to two didactic courses in a quarter may qualify for a comprehensive exam(s) for each of the failed courses. The results of the comprehensive exam(s) will determine the student’s requirements to meet the objectives of the failed course.

Qualifying for a Comprehensive Exam
In order to qualify for a comprehensive exam a student’s course average must be a minimum grade of 65.

Results of the Comprehensive Exam