Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Begin your path in becoming a Ultrasound Technician

    Diagnostic Medical Sonography 2017-06-21T13:34:25+00:00

    Project Description

    Program Description

    The student receives eight hundred and eighty (880) hours of didactic and laboratory instruction and eight hundred (800) hours of clinical education allowing them to apply the lecture topics to practical use. The curriculum provides students with the technical, clinical, and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in this field. In addition, the program prepares students to take their ARDMS examinations. Upon completion of the program, a diploma is awarded. Normal completion time for this program is 70 weeks excluding any holiday and vacation times.

    Topics Covered

    • Anatomy & Physiology

    • Physics & Instrumentation

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    • Arterial/Vascular Ultrasound

    • Abdomen & Small Parts

    • Foundation of Sonography

    Job Outlook

    According to the 2015 data from the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the annual wage mean for the Diagnostic medical sonographers in California is $95, 000. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at SUI has been preparing general sonographers for the past 15 years now. SUI students upon completion are eligible and ready to take their ARDMS & ARRT exams. The school also secures clinical sites for students. Many of SUI alumni work at Sacramento’s best hospitals. It only took 18 months commitment to enter the growing field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Make a phone call at (916) 877-7977 and jump-start your career.

    ARDMS ELIGIBILITY

    Although it is possible to acquire a job without being a registered sonographer, it is often required by employers that all sonographers have current registrations.

    Students that graduate from this program are eligible to test for registration (Prerequisite 3A).

    For more information, please view the ARDMS Prerequisite sheet.

    FINANCIAL AID

    Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Click here for more information about Financial Assistance. For details please call: (916) 877-7977

    NEXT START DATE: 07/17/17

       General Information

    PROGRAM HOURS1680 HOURS
    PROGRAM LENGTH70 WEEKS
    CREDITS68.5 CREDITS
    INSTRUCTIONRESIDENTIAL

       ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

    • General Admissions Requirements for All Programs

    • Bachelor’s Degree (Any Field)

       2015 PROGRAM PERFORMANCE

    2015 COMPLETION RATE 75%
    2015 PLACEMENT RATE 75%
    Performance Fact Sheet

       PROGRAM FEES

     Registration Fee (non-refundable)$100.00
    Student Tuition Recovery Fund (non-refundable)$0.00
    Textbooks$870.00
    Equipment$1,660.00
    Tuition$28,560.00
    Total Cost$31,190.00
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