Michener Institute of Education at UHN

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Michener Institute of Education at UHN

Faculty:Health Sciences
Field of Study:Diag. Med. Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,351

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program and includes mandatory fees.



Graduates from the Ultrasound program find employment in the Sonography departments in hospitals and private clinics, where they work directly with patients. Career opportunities are also possible in the areas of education (didactic and clinical), research, sales, application as well as supervisory and/or management positions. Graduates may apply to Michener’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Certificate program and to the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) Certificate program. As well apply for advanced standing at Ryerson University or obtain their Bachelor’s degree in Applied Sciences (Medical Imaging) or Master’s degree in Applied Sciences (Medical Ultrasound) through distance education from Charles Sturt University.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants to the Ultrasound program must possess qualifications from either of the following two options: a) regulated health care professionals are required to have a minimum of a 3 year degree or diploma in their field of study (some examples: Chiropodists, Nurse, Radiological Technologist, Radiation Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, etc) - CGPA will be calculated using entire undergraduate degree or diploma (a minimum CGPA of B (75%) must be attained in order to be considered). The second option is for applicants to have a Bachelor of Science degree or Bachelor of Science or Arts in Kinesiology, with: one semester-length (0.5) university course in Gross Human Anatomy (2-3 years recency is preferred), and one semester-length (0.5) university course in Human Physiology (2-3 years recency is preferred) - CGPA will be calculated using entire undergraduate education (a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of B (75%), and a minimum grade of B (75%) in each of the required courses). Please visit the website for complete program requirements.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Application Notes : Since all lectures, seminars, and clinical laboratory sessions are conducted in English, an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English is essential for student success.This requirement of proficiency in English may be satisfied by passing ONE of the following English language assessments: the Michener English Language Assessment (MELA) measures English Language proficiency in four skill areas: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing - a minimum score of 8 on all components is required to be considered for admission to Michener programs; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - an overall score of 6.5 with all components (bands) of the test being at a 6 or above (‘academic’ test format is required); or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Test of Written English (TWE) - the scores required for TOEFL are a minimum TOEFL score of 100 (iBT) with a minimum of 22 on the Writing Section or 250 (computer) or 600 (written) and TWE of 5.0. Unless applicants have written a TWE along with the paper-based TOEFL test, they will be required to write that portion of the assessment. Only tests taken in the last two years are considered valid.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 09, 2023