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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diploma in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Advanced Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Become an in-demand medical imaging professional

Vital part of healthcare

This comprehensive program will prepare you for an essential role in the healthcare team by producing ultrasound scans used to diagnose, treat, and monitor a variety of medical conditions. Explore core sonographic competencies and one of three specialty disciplines, General, Cardiac, or Vascular.

Applications now open for Spring 2020

Applications are now being accepted for the May 2020 cohort of the Diploma in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Applicants should review the admission requirements and deadlines.

In demand profession

Certified ultrasound technologists are one of the most in-demand and sought-after diagnostic imaging health professionals. Due to expanding services, rapidly emerging technologies, and increasing patient populations sonographers command top salaries and often find permanent employment opportunities immediately after graduation.

Are you a future Diagnostic Medical Sonographer?

Sonographers and echocardiographers image vital organs, beating hearts, and babies in the womb to provide physicians with technical impressions of findings used for diagnosing, treating, and monitoring a variety of medical conditions.

To succeed in this demanding program and career, you should have strong academic skills, good organizational practices and a sense of social responsibility and caring. You'll be working in a team environment, using your ability to think critically and problem solve while expressing a real desire to serve the public.

You should be an independent learner with the ability to integrate and apply information. Computer literacy is essential since many courses will be taught online.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Credential
Diploma or Advanced Certificate
Length
Two years, including summers (Diploma)
Four months (Advanced Certificate)
Study Options
Full-time; flexible study options available
Work Experience
Supervised clinical practicum
Start
May
Campus
Interurban
School
Health & Human Services
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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