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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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.

Information Sessions for Prospective Diagnostic Medical Sonography Students

View the 2014-2015 information session dates

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 (

For additional details, visit the Diagnostic Medical Sonography SHP catalog site.

For application information visit “How to Apply” in the Prospective Students section of the SHP home page.

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