Are you thinking about starting a career in the medical field? South College offers two degrees that could make that idea a reality. The Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program and the Bachelor of Science in Health Science with Concentration in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program provide students with knowledge and expertise to excel in this field. A sonographer is a medical specialist that operates advanced imaging technology to help prevent, diagnose or monitor medical conditions. Learn more about the varying programs below.
Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)
This program is designed to be completed in just over two years, if you are a full-time student. The degree requires 125 quarter credit hours spread over 27 months, 46 general education credits and 79 major credits. After you complete the program, you will be eligible to apply for admission to complete the certification examination that is administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). After successful completion of the certificate examination, you will be provided with a license to practice as a registered sonographer. To learn more about this program, click here.
Bachelor of Science in Health Science – Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)
The mission of this program is to prepare students to qualify for advanced positions in the medical field, dedicated to the conservation of life and maintenance of health that includes prevention and treatment of disease. This degree will serve to give students the opportunity to assume leadership roles in the field of imaging sciences. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze contradictory information, understand finance and information systems and be proficient at interpreting data. To learn more about this program, click here.
If you are interested in starting a career in the medical field, these programs are the best way to get started! Contact us today to learn more.