Admissions Requirements for BS in Diagnostic Medical Sonography | DMS-BS

Applicants to this program must follow program-specific criteria listed below. Each applicant will be interviewed and given a tour of the College by his/her assigned admissions representative. Information gathered during this meeting will be presented to the Campus Director for review. If said review results in a positive recommendation, the applicant is encouraged to proceed with the appropriate application process.



Diagnostic Medical Sonography DMS-BS

Minimum HS Diploma or recognized equivalency certificate (GED)

Complete Admissions Process

The following steps must be taken to complete the admissions process for the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS-BS):

  1. Admissions Application

Complete and submit the official admissions application.

  1. High School Diploma or GED

Along with the application, present a copy of the applicant’s high school diploma/transcript, or have the applicant’s high school send a copy of his/her diploma/transcript directly to Eastern International College.

Recipients of a State Equivalency Diploma (GED) must submit a copy of the transcript of their test results with the application. Applicants whose secondary education was in a country outside the U.S. must obtain written official evaluation of transcripts showing equivalency from their native country, using one of the approved evaluating companies, such as WES, ECE, etc.

  1. Accuplacer Exam

All applicants for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography degree program (DMS-BS) are required to take the Accuplacer examination in reading, sentence skills, and mathematics, which is administered at Eastern International College. Applicants who score 69 (or lower) in any or all of the areas must take and pass developmental courses (Developmental Reading or ENG 099, Developmental Writing or ENG 098, and Elementary Algebra or MAT 099) before being allowed to take college level courses in English and Mathematics.

The Accuplacer is waived for any of the following reasons:

  • Combined SAT score of 1100 or better (if applicable)
  • Earned Associates degree (or higher) obtained from a nationally or regionally accredited institution with an official transcript of record. A degree earned outside the United States which must be evaluated using one of the approved evaluating companies, such as WES, ECE, etc. for an US degree equivalency. Transcript evaluation is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Earned credits for college level English and Elementary Algebra (or higher) with a grade of “C” or better (and with an official transcript of record) from a nationally or regionally accredited institution.
  • Earned credits for English Composition and College Math through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). CLEP score must conform to EIC’s transfer policy.
  • An Advanced Placement (AP) score of “3” or better in both College Math and English