Application Procedure

Associate's Degree Admissions Requirements

  1. Apply to UAA as a degree-seeking student.  Students are encouraged to apply as a Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) pre-major as their first or second degree program choice.
  2. Meet with an academic advisor to develop an academic plan. 
  3. Meet all prerequisites listed in UAA Catalog for the DMS program. 
  4. Complete a DMS application (procedure listed below).

Application Procedure

  1. Submit an online DMS program application.
  2. Provide a copy of current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification.
  3. Provide a current, certified immunization record, or immunization form.
  4. Submit observation forms showing a minimum of 12 hours of sonographer observation spanning three days at two different imaging facilities/locations.
  5. If selected, appear before a student selection panel for an interview*.
  6. Once admitted, and prior to the program start, submit to a national-level criminal background check.

*Applicants selected for interview are encouraged to interview in-person at the Anchorage campus; however, distance interviews may be conducted via video conferencing as needed.


2019 Application Period

April 1 at 7:30 am through May 3 at 4:30 pm

2019 Interview Date

Applicant interviews are expected to be conducted on May 13 and May 14.