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About the Bachelor of Science in Cardiovascular Sonography Program

The Bachelor of Science in Cardiovascular Sonography of NSU's College of Health Care Sciences is a Tampa, Florida based undergraduate degree program. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level career positions in the field of Cardiovascular Sonography. Students receive education as a combined curriculum in two of the most sought-after specialties of diagnostic medical ultrasound: adult echocardiography (cardiac ultrasound) and vascular sonography, (non-invasive vascular technology). 

Graduates of the NSU Tampa Cardiovascular Sonography Program are eligible to apply for both the Adult Echocardiography and the non-invasive Vascular Technology professional registry exams offered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), and/or the corresponding credentials offered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).

The Cardiovascular Sonography program at NSU Tampa is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT).

Program Quick Facts

Location: NSU's Tampa Regional Campus in sunny Tampa, Florida.

Class size and start: Admissions are limited to 24 students. Classes begin every May.

Program Length: 27 months; 15 months didactic and 12 months clinical externship.

Tuition: For the entering class May 2014 annual tuition will be $20,500.

Prerequisites (total 30 credit hours)
Arts & Humanities 6
Mathematics (at or above MATH 1040) 6
Social & Behavioral Sciences 6
Written Composition (at or above COMP1500) 6
Science* 6

* Program-specific Science requirements are for 3 credits of Anatomy & Physiology I (with or without lab) and 3 credits general Physics (with or without lab.)

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Judith Perkel
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Phone: (800) 338-4723
Direct: (954) 262-8026

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Francine Leonard
Program Academic Coordinator
Phone: (813) 574-5370