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Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography Graduate Certificate - 717

Program overview:
START DATE: September
PROGRAM STATUS: Closed for September 2016
SCHOOL: Health Sciences
PROGRAM LENGTH: 54 weeks (4 semesters)
CAMPUS: Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster - Hamilton
ACCREDITATION: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus September 2016
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Through lab, classroom and clinical experience, deliver
critical diagnostic data using sonographic technology

The program lets students develop theoretical and clinical competency in the field of cardiac sonography and gain extensive laboratory and clinical practice experience.

Students in the Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography program will have the chance to utilize state-of-the-art equipment and participate in two 12 week semesters of clinical training with affiliated clinical agencies.

This program has been granted a 6 year accreditation status by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). Visit

Clinical experience is provided in health care agencies throughout Ontario.

Outcomes of the Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography program meet the competencies outlined in the Sonography Canada National Competency profile (NCP). Visit

Functional Demands:

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography health professions are intellectually, emotionally and physically demanding. It is important that applicants become familiar with the profession(s) before entering the program so that they are able to function at an acceptable standard. Learn about the functional requirements and physical demands for Medical Sonographers: (NOC 3216)

Program Highlights

  • Develop theoretical and clinical competency in the field of cardiac sonography
  • Gain extensive on-site laboratory experience utilizing state-of-the-art equipment
  • Participate in two 12-week semesters of clinical training with affiliated clinical agencies

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Clinical Placements

Clinical placements may occur at locations that are not accessible by public transit. As such, students shall be expected to either have access to a car or the ability to supply their own transportation when attending clinical placement activity. Mohawk shall not be responsible for providing students with transportation to clinical placements.

Pre-Clinical Requirements

All accepted applicants are required to complete certain requirements prior to clinical placement and are responsible for the associated costs. Details about pre-placement requirements will be emailed to you once you accept your offer of admission.

Registered students who have been convicted of an offence under the criminal code for which they have not been pardoned may be denied the opportunity to enter or continue in a clinical placement while in the program.

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates are eligible to take the required examinations to register with Sonography Canada. Visit

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