This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as a diagnostic medical sonographer. The sonographer should be skilled by academic and clinical training to perform ultrasound examinations under the supervision of a qualified physician.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography is a dynamic medical imaging profession. It is presently being used to evaluate many soft tissue organs in the body. Some of these organs are the liver, gallbladder, kidneys, and pancreas. One of the most fascinating uses of diagnostic ultrasound is the examination and evaluation of the unborn child. With the most recent technical advances in ultrasound, the sonographer is now able to evaluate flow dynamics of many blood vessels of the fetus, pediatric and adult patient.
Properly-trained sonographers are in demand in hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, marketing, applications, and mobile services.
The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Graduates are eligible to take the national certifying examinations administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.