ULTDF-DP Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Ultrasound

Admission Requirements

If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit me.rrc.mb.ca/Catalogue/Information/MyEducation for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS ARE DUE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF APPLYING (unless otherwise noted below).

Your application will be cancelled without a refund of the non-refundable/non-transferable application fee if you apply:

  • While still enrolled in the academic requirements listed in 1, 2, and 3 and cannot submit proof of successful completion within 30 days of applying
  • Before completing admission requirements 4, 5 and 6 and therefore cannot submit proof of completion within 30 days of applying

This is a special selection program. Offers of admittance will be made based on Multiple Mini Interviews results in descending order until all available seats are filled. Therefore, not all applicants who meet admission requirements will be offered a seat. Applicants who meet admission requirements but do not receive an offer of admittance may reapply for a future academic year by submitting a new application and application fee.

Annual application deadline: January 15

We require verification of your complete academic history including any public or private high school, college, university, or technical institutions you have attended.

Post-secondary transcripts must have been issued within 6 months prior to your application date, and submitted in a sealed envelope directly from the post-secondary institution.

If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See Regular Admission Requirement 4 for more information.

Admission Requirements

  1. Post-Secondary Education
    • Submit proof of having successfully completed 18 or more credits of degree-level (1000 level or higher) post-secondary education including:
      • 12 or more credits of Science
      • A maximum of 6 credits of Arts and Humanities may be applied towards the required 18 credits
    • A minimum grade of 65% or 'C+' is required in each course
    • Degree-level (1000 level or higher) courses approved by the degree granting institution as meeting Science or Arts and Humanities requirements will be accepted.  However, Human Anatomy and Physiology (6-credits) and Medical Terminology (3-credits) cannot be used to fulfill this requirement
      and
  2. Human Anatomy and Physiology (6-credits)
    • Submit proof of successful completion of 6-credits of Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Courses must include a lab component
    • A minimum grade of 65% or 'C+' is required in each course
    • You must have completed the course(s) within five years of your application date. Examples:
      • January 15, 2020 application date, course completion must be on or after January 15, 2015
      • April 30, 2020 application date, course completion must be on or after April 30, 2015
        and
  3. Medical Terminology (3-credits)
    • Submit proof of successful completion of 3-credits of Medical Terminology
    • A minimum grade of 65% or 'C+' is required
    • You must have completed the course(s) within five years of your application date. Examples:
      • January 15, 2020 application date, course completion must be on or after January 15, 2015
      • April 30, 2020 application date, course completion must be on or after April 30, 2015
        and
  4. Reading Skills or English Language Assessment
    • Before applying, determine which assessment (DRP or ELA) is appropriate for your situation.
    • We strongly advise you complete the assessment before submitting your application to ensure you meet required levels.
    • Assessment results must be dated no more than two years prior to your application date.
    • Have you successfully completed the equivalent of three years of full-time secondary (high school) education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country where English was the language of instruction? To view a list of ELR exempt countries click here.
      • If yes, you meet English language requirements.
        • Before applying, register for and successfully complete the Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) assessment. The minimum DRP score required for this program is 71.
        • After meeting the minimum DRP score, submit your application and transcripts for verification purposes.
          or
      • If no, you are required to meet English language requirements.
        • Before applying, successfully complete an approved English language assessment at the required levels
        • After meeting the required levels, submit your application and assessment results.
          or
      • If you completed all of your education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country in English but did not complete three years of high school, submit your transcripts for verification purposes and complete the Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) assessment.
        and
  5. First Aid Course
    • Submit proof of current certification in the appropriate First Aid course.  To confirm which course you need to complete for this program click here
      and
  6. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form
  7. Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs)
    • Participate in a MMIs
    • MMIs is an interview format that uses many short independent assessments in a timed circuit
    • Scores generated by a measuring tool help predict program success
    • This item is not due within 30 days of applying. Dates for MMIs in 2020 are March 21, 22, 28 and 29. These dates are tentative and are subject to change.
    • If you meet admission requirements 1 to 6 you will be sent an e-mail in early March confirming the dates and registration process, and inviting you to attend a voluntary MMIs preparatory workshop.

Program Progression Requirements
Program progression requirements are not due within 30 days of applying. These requirements have expiration dates and should be completed close to your program start date. Further information will be provided by the College at a later date.

  • Criminal Record and Adult and Child Abuse Checks
    • Prior to registration into your clinical/practicum placement(s) and progression to term 2, you will be required to submit the following:
      • An original official Adult Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Search (ACRVS)
      • An original official Child Abuse Registry (CAR) Check (provincial)
      • An original official Adult Abuse Registry (AAR) Check (provincial)
    • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete the program
    • If you are listed on either the Child Abuse Registry or Adult Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete the program.
  • Immunizations and Testing


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