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 (www.caahep.org) 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.)

Application Questions

Judith Perkel
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Phone: (800) 338-4723
Direct: (954) 262-8026
Email: jp6@nova.edu

Program Questions

Francine Leonard
Program Academic Coordinator
Phone: (813) 574-5370
Email: fl162@nova.edu