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Cardiovascular Sonography

Career Overview:

  • A cardiovascular sonographer is a cardiovascular technologist who specializes in heart imaging.
  • Administer ultrasounds that create images of the heart and surrounding circulatory organs, such as blood vessels. Uses ultrasound technology to examine patients' hearts and circulatory systems, assisting in the diagnosis of cardiovascular conditions.
  • Assist physicians with other procedures and may administer medication used to assess patient's heart function. Work as a cardiovascular sonographer in a hospital or clinic, or in a physician's office or imaging center.

Full Cardiovascular Sonography Profile

Cardiovascular Sonographer Requirements:

  • In order to be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Science— Cardiovascular Sonography, a student must have completed 30 credit hours of prerequisite education coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.6 on a 4.0 grading scale.
  • A completed application form along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee.

NSU 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). 

Bachelor of Science in Cardiovascular Sonography (B.S.-C.V.S.) student applicants who already hold a bachelor’s degree in a science or healthcare-related field from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 are eligible to apply for the concurrent Master of Health Science (M.H.Sc) dual-enrollment option. 

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