Diagnostic Medical Sonography Academic Certificate
Use the latest ultrasound and sonogram technology to create images and help diagnose issues of the brain, abdomen, peripheral blood vessels and more.
As a diagnostic medical sonographer, you’ll work closely with patients to perform ultrasounds and sonograms that help physicians evaluate health and diagnose issues. This certificate program is perfect for students with previous college experience who want to start a career in the fast-growing field of sonography. During the program, you’ll experience a variety of real-life exams and invasive procedures, from obstetrics and gynecology to vascular and trauma. You’ll also test your skills in our simulation ultrasound suite.
This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. See more accreditation information.
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Applicants must have completed a two-year, post-secondary allied health program, or have earned an associate degree or higher.
Certificate candidates must complete the following college-level courses with a grade of “C” or better:
- English Composition
- Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II
- Medical Terminology
- Methods of Patient Care
Academic Certificate Program
Students already holding an associate or baccalaureate degree, or who will have met the baccalaureate requirements from their primary educational program upon completion of the certificate program, may apply for the 13-month academic certificate program on a space available basis.
|Summer Session II||Credits|
|DMS 111||Introduction to Sonography||1|
|DMS 112||Abdominal Sonography I||3|
|DMS 113||Ultrasound Lab I||1|
|DMS 221||Ultrasound Physics||3|
|DMS 222||Abdominal Sonography II||2|
|DMS 223||Obstetrical & Gynecological Sonography I||3|
|DMS 224||Ultrasound Clinical I||4|
|DMS 225||Ultrasound Lab II||1|
|PHI 210||Ethical and Legal Dimensions in the Health Sciences||1|
|HSC 100||Medical Terminology||1|
|HSC 101||Methods of Patient Care||1|
|DMS 226||Obstetrical & Gynecological Sonography II||3|
|DMS 227||Introduction to Vascular Sonography||1|
|DMS 228||Ultrasound Clinical II||4|
|DMS 229||Ultrasound Lab III||1|
|DMS 230||Superficial Structures||2|
|DMS 231||Ultrasound Seminar||2|
|Summer Session I & II Combined||Credits|
|DMS 232||Ultrasound Clinical III||6|
|Total Combined Credits||40|