Skip to Content

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography DMS program VIDEO


Diagnostic Medical Sonography is a non-invasive imaging modality that uses high frequency sound waves to produce a dynamic visual image of the internal organs or tissues in the body including abdominal organs, a developing fetus, male or female reproductive organs, and blood flow.

Visit the How to Apply page for the Application and Recommendation Forms and important deadlines.

Information Sessions for Prospective Diagnostic Medical Sonography Students

View the 2015-2016 information session dates

SHP Sonography OB Volunteer Documents

SHP Sonography OB Volunteer Form pdf - contains one pdf with the following forms: Consent Waiver, Physician Authorization, and Education Materials.

Program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Graduates of this program will have a number of career options as technologists, supervisors, administrators, trainers, researchers, and sales representatives. Areas of employment include hospitals, clinics, private physicians’ offices, and industry. Graduates may also choose to work as freelance sonographers for mobile services. Evaluation of the job market and a survey of employers indicate a strong demand for well-trained sonographers.

The educational standards of this program are based on the Diagnostic Medical Sonography National Educational Curriculum.

Upon graduation, participants will be eligible to take the national registry examination administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) under category 3A (www.ARDMS.org).

Student Spotlight

Jennifer Kaittany - Diagnostic Medical Sonography programJennifer Kaittany 
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Learn more about Jennifer


© 2015 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center