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.
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
- Diploma or Advanced Certificate
- Two years, including summers (Diploma)
- Four months (Advanced Certificate)
- Study Options
- Full-time; flexible study options available
- Work Experience
- Supervised clinical practicum
- Health & Human Services