The post-baccalaureate diagnostic ultrasound certificate option is open to applicants with at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited program in a related science (including diagnostic ultrasound). Applicants are expected to have a GPA of at least a 2.50 in their degree work plus any post-baccalaureate course work taken prior to enrollment at Seattle University. Applicants for this option will be considered as part of the overall program cohort and accepted based on the same requirements as the degree applicants and on the availability of seats in the program. This certificate option complies with one of the pre-requisite educational tracks for qualification for the national certification examinations in Diagnostic Ultrasound.
In order to earn a certificate, a student must complete a minimum of 44 credits and will choose courses from the options listed below. The course option will depend on the applicant's previous educational background, but will always include 4 quarters of clinical internship and senior seminar.
In order to earn the post baccalaureate bachelor of science degree with a major in diagnostic ultrasound, students must satisfy all prerequisties and generally complete the credits required for the post baccaulareate certificate, as well as the following Core requirements, with a 2.50 cumulative and 2.50 major/department GPA: