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Friday, February 19, 2010

Ultrasound and Sonography Schools in the U.S.

It’s a random list of schools where ultrasound programs may be found. Sonography is still coming into its own as a medical specialty, and many schools may still teach it as continuing education for working radiographic professionals.  But community colleges in particular may pick it up as a career specialty as the need for more Diagnostic Medical Sonographers expands.

Alabama

Arkansas

Arizona

  • GateWay Community College – Phoenix has a program in DMS for students who are already licensed in one of several medical technician fields.

California

Colorado

  • University of Colorado Medical Center – Aurora has a program in this specialty that is open to students who hold previous degrees in a medical technology field – nursing, radiologic technology, etc.

Connecticut

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

  • Athens Technical College – Athens conducts an AS degree program that allows graduates to sit for exams in the several Sonography specialization areas.
  • Sanford-Brown College – Atlanta offers a Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Iowa

Idaho

  • Boise State University offers a program to qualify students who hold degrees in a medical technician field for the sonography specialization.

Illinois

  • College of DuPage – Glen Elyn has an Associates’ Degree program as well as Certificates for sonographic specialties, available as continuing education opportunities for working professionals in the field.
  • Harper College - Palatine offers the Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Indiana

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Massachusetts

Maryland

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Mississippi

North Carolina

Nebraska

New Jersey

  • Bergen Community College – Paramus has a program that specializes in abdomen, ob/gyn and cardiac sonography. Students may be required to complete the three specialties.

New Mexico

New York

Ohio

Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

  • Southeast Technical Institute – Sioux Falls offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree in DMS that may include a clinical study in a nearby medical facility.

Tennessee

Texas

Virginia

  • Tidewater Community College – Virginia Beach has an AAS degree program for DMS and claims to be the only Sonography program in the state.

Washington

  • Bellevue Community College – Bellevue offers an Associate Degree in Ultrasound Technology and a Certificate in Breast Ultrasound.

Wisconsin.

West Virginia

  • Mountain State University – Beckley offers both an AS and a BS degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.  The Bachelors program adds vascular sonography and echocardiography to the course track.

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