It's a girl! The gender and developmental progress of unborn babies is just one kind of information that diagnostic medical sonography provides for doctors and their patients. Sonographers use sophisticated sound technology to create images that help physicians monitor pregnancies and other conditions and diseases within the human body. If you enjoy working with both people and technology, have good physical stamina and an analytical eye, and aim for a career in health care, then a career as an ultrasound technician may be for you. If you imagine yourself in a career working hands-on in a clinical setting providing care and vital information for patients and doctors, read on to learn more about our program.

A sampling of courses for these careers

  • Human Diseases
  • Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging
  • OB/GYN Sonography
  • Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound
  • Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation
  • Patient Care

Did you know?

Overall employment of diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians is projected to grow 17 percent from 2016 to 2026,
much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Program Details

Complete our associate-degree program, and you'll be well-prepared to enter a career in diagnostic medical sonography.

View program detail in course catalog.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Prepare for a career in the medical imaging field through this associate-degree program. Gain a thorough knowledge of anatomy, cross-sectional anatomy and pathology, as well as the skills to manipulate a wide variety of sophisticated instruments. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs. 

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