Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program (DMS) is a three-year program in which graduates earn an associate’s degree in specialized technology. This program is for those individuals that either do not have any post-secondary education or those that have minimal college credits earned.
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The CAAHEP accredited* Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at South Hills will launch you in a career working closely with radiologists, cardiologists, and other medical professionals. You will learn to use state of the art, high-tech equipment utilizing ultrasound to assess human body. South Hills offers 3 pathways to enroll in sonography based on an individual’s background. Within each program, a student may choose between three specializations: General Sonography (OB/GYN, Abdominal), Cardiac Sonography (echocardiography/heart), and Vascular Sonography.
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Diagnostic Medical Sonography - St. Clair College
Upon earning the A.S. degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, eligible applicants can continue at Valencia to complete the or a bachelor-level Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in , or Additional education at the bachelor’s level and professional experience can enhance skills and create more career options.
ARDMS | American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Employment of diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians, including vascular technologists, is projected to grow 24 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. As imaging technology evolves, medical facilities will continue to use ultrasound to replace more invasive, costly procedures.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)
Graduates are eligible to take the certification examinations offered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography for their curriculum options – Abdomen and OB/GYN for Medical Sonography, Adult Echocardiography for Cardiac Sonography, and the Vascular Technology Examination for Vascular Technology. Positions are available in hospitals, imaging centers, clinics and private physician offices.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Gateway Community …
Clinical space is limited, so students are admitted on a competitive basis. In addition to the general admission requirements of the LSCS, the following requirements must be met in order to apply for admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography AAS programs.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Delgado Community College
South Hills students graduating with the Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography are eligible to articulate into the Bachelor of Science program in Applied Health Sciences at Pennsylvania College of Technology (PCT). PCT is an accredited college offering Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in a variety of disciplines. All courses required for the degree completion are available online .Visit for more information.