Certificate in Cardiac Ultrasound

Fourth-year and post-diploma students in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound may complete a 15 credit hour program leading to a Certificate in Cardiac Ultrasound. Working Diagnostic Sonographers who meet post-diploma requirements might also be eligible to complete the Certificate as a stand-alone credential. The 15 credit hour certificate requires successful completion of the following Dalhousie courses:

Certificate in Cardiac Ultrasound
DMUT 4020.03: Cardiac Ultrasound
DMUT 4000.12: Specialty Practice (Cardiac Ultrasound)

Admission Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a diploma program in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound. 
  • Evidence of good standing with professional association.
  • Two years of post-diploma work experience in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound (for post-diploma applicants).

Upon approval from the DMUT Advisor, students must enrol in the Certificate in Cardiac Ultrasound.   To enrol, students must declare the certificate through Dal Online (https://dalonline.dal.ca > Web for Students > Admissions > Declare Major/Minor/Certificate).

To graduate with the Certificate, students must apply to graduate with a Certificate per the timelines determined by the Registrar's Office. 

Contact the School for further details.