Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Use the most advanced equipment and techniques to help evaluate everything from the brain to the abdomen.

Program Details

Classroom and clinical learning go hand in hand within this degree program. You’ll practice your scanning skills in our updated ultrasound suite, using 3D/4D, elastography and other state-of-the-art technology. You’ll also observe a wide range of diagnostic exams and invasive procedures.

Work with faculty from all backgrounds, ranging from ob/gyn to vascular imaging, to prepare yourself to become a diagnostic sonographer specialist.

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If you already have an associate degree (or higher) or have completed a two-year, post-secondary allied health program, you may eligible for our certificate program.

PA College cannot guarantee clinical rotations for students who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Median Salary

Student Retention:Total # of Graduates/Total # of Students Enrolled
Enter Cohort Number and/or Track Name2022202120203 Year Average Retention Rate
Cohort 1 DMS 202115/15 (100%) Enrolled Graduates Rate15/15 (100%) Enrolled Graduates Rate13/15 (87%) Enrolled Graduates Rate96%
Job Placement:Total # of graduates employed in 6 months/Total # of Graduates
Cohort # &
2022202120203-Year Average
Job Placement Rate
Cohort 1 DMS 202115/15 (100%) Employed Graduates13/15 (87%) Employed Graduates12/15 (80%) Employed Graduates89%
Test Takers Rate:Total # of Test Takers/Total # of Graduates
Cohort #Select Concentration2022
1Abdomen-Extended9/15 (78%) Graduate Test Takers
1Obstetrics & Gynecology12/15 (80%) Graduate Test Takers
Credential Success Rate:Total # of Graduates successfully earning credential/Total # of Test Takers
Cohort # &
Select Credentialing Exam(s)2022202120203-Year Average
Success Rate
1 ABRDMS(AB)7/9 (78%) Successful Test Takers8/14 (57%) Successful Test Takers12/12 (100%) Successful Test Takers78%
1 OB/GYNRDMS(OB/GYN)12/13 (92%) Successful Test Takers11/15 (73%) Successful Test Takers13/13 (100%) Successful Test Takers89%
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

All program applicants must meet general admission requirements.

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Tuition & Fees

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Course Delivery

Course Delivery

This course is offered both
online and in-person.

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First Year: Associate Degree in Applied Science
Second Year: Associate Degree in Applied Science


The General DMS Program at the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

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Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Meet the Faculty

Kathryn Zale

Kathryn E. Zale, MS, BA, RDMS, RVT

Diagnostic Medical Sonography/ Vascular Sonography Instructor

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Maryglo Stroik

Maryglo Stroik, MHA, RVT, RDMS, RT(R)

Program Director - Vascular Sonography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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Tawni Welsh

Tawni Welsh, BS, RDMS, RVT

Clinical Coordinator - Vascular Sonography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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