Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)

Do you want to work with patients at the most critical moments in their medical journey? From providing a pregnant woman with sonograms, to helping doctors diagnose the condition behind a patient’s pain — diagnostic medical sonography utilizes ultrasound technology to create images of the body’s internal structures. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography certificate program gives you a foundation in ultrasound technology and trains you in the methods and techniques of scanning needed as a professional sonographer.

Coursework includes anatomy and physiology, common pathology, ultrasound equipment, and scanning procedures. Competencies are reinforced during clinical hours at local medical facilities.

Employment Opportunities: Diagnostic Medical Sonographers work in physicians’ offices, clinics, hospitals, and laboratories.

Please note, applicants must have prior certification in a radiologic discipline and/or unencumbered licensure as a radiographer.

Program

165 hours theory, 1700 clinical hours
12 months
18 credits
Pre-requisites: Cross-Sectional Anatomy – RAD 301 & Human Disease/Pathophysiology – BIO 341, or equivalent courses (C+ or better)
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Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee
  • Official high school transcript or GED
  • Official college transcript (if applicable)
  • Certificate in radiologic discipline and/or unencumbered license
  • Current CPR certification