Cardiac Sonography Certificate Program

Florida Residents Only

About Program

In May 2015, NSU will offer a Certificate in Cardiac Sonography for practicing sonographers in the state of Florida.  This hybrid 12 month certificate is designed to prepare practicing sonographers for the cardiac registry exam. The courses will be delivered in a hybrid format, with online courses and on campus lab sessions in the evening or weekend. Clinical externship is offered during the last two terms of the program.

Graduates will be eligible to take the national examinations for the cardiac registry as administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) and/or the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).

Other health care professional interested in obtaining the cardiac credentials from ARDMS or CCI may apply. However these professionals must have the SPI exam passed as minimum requirement if they will apply of the RDCS credential with ARDMS.

Certificate Objectives