Prerequisite Courses with Portage Learning
Through a joint agreement with Portage Learning, a division of Geneva College, our students are able to complete their prerequisite coursework online through the PortageLearning.com platform. Upon completion of the online courses, students earn college credit through Geneva College. Geneva College is accredited by the Middles States Commission on Higher Education.
Taking Classes with Portage
All Portage courses are offered exclusively online through the PortageLearning.com platform. Portage offers rolling admissions, and all coursework is self-directed. This flexibility allows students to complete the courses at their own pace and meet the prerequisite deadlines for AIMS.
Prerequisite Requirements at AIMS Education
Students applying to or enrolled in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program are required to complete the following college-level courses:
- English Composition I
- Human Anatomy & Physiology I
- Human Anatomy & Physiology II
- College Algebra or Introduction to Statistics
It is recommended that DMS applicants complete all prerequisite courses prior to submitting an application, but it is not required. English Composition I must be completed before the first day of class. Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II must be completed prior to starting BIO 107 (Cross-Sectional Anatomy and Pathophysiology). All other prerequisite courses must be completed prior to starting DMS 220 (Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation).
To learn more about taking classes with Portage, please visit Portage Learning or download the Portage Learning brochure.
All questions regarding the prerequisite requirements for Diagnostic Medical Sonography should be directed to the AIMS Education admissions department at 908-222-0002, Ext. 553.