Diagnostic Medical Sonography is an imaging modality used to evaluate the body for diagnostic purposes. Sonographers use special equipment to direct high frequency sound waves into areas of the body. Sonographers operate the equipment and collect images to be interpreted and diagnosed by a physician.
The Associate Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (General Sonography or Echocardiography) is designed to prepare graduates for employment in the health industry in the sonography or echocardiography profession. An Associate Degree in Applied Science is awarded at completion of the program of study. The student is also eligible to take the American Registry of Diagnostic Medial Sonographers licensing examination for Registered Sonographers (ARDMS). The Sonography or Echocardiography program consists of classroom, laboratory and clinical learning experiences.
Information Sessions, Requirements, and FAQs
Attendance at an information session is required as a part of the admissions process for the program. During the information sessions, we will discuss the admission process & requirements, curriculum, professional standards, career information, uniforms & supplies needed, as well as a Q&A period.