Occupational Associate Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Program Description:

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is designed to prepare students for employment as diagnostic medical sonographers.  The intent of the program is to develop healthcare professionals with the ability to perform all aspects of medical sonography to produce ultrasound recordings for use by physicians.  The content includes, but is not limited to, the fundamentals of ultrasound as well as abdominal, cardiac, obstetrics and gynecology, and vascular scanning techniques.  The program also incorporates patient care strategies, basic first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards with blood borne pathogens, and employability skills.

Program Pricing:

Tuition $35,000.00
Enrollment fee 50.00*
Laboratory fee 250.00
Textbooks ** 1980.65*
Two pairs of scrubs 44.00*
Estimated computer cost (Purchased by student) 750.00
Background check: Collected at time of externship 23.00
Total Program Cost $38,098

*No Refund

**Publisher’s prices subject to change without notice to the school.

Estimated Length of Study:

The estimated length of study for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is 24 months.

Program of Study:

Credit Hours: 117

Course Name Clock Hours Sem. Credit Hours
Lecture Lab Lecture Lab
UMI 400 COM Communications 50 5
UMI 400 MA Mathematical Applications 50 5
UMI 400 AP I Anatomy and Physiology I 45 6
UMI 400 AP II Anatomy and Physiology II 25      3
UMI 400 AP III Anatomy and Physiology III 25      3
UMI 400 AP IV Anatomy and Physiology IV 20      3
UMI 401 Ultrasound Physics 70 7
UMI 401L Ultrasound Physics Lab 70 3.5
UMI 400 PSY General Psychology 45 4.5
UMI 402 Abdomen & Small Parts 140 14
UMI 402L Abdomen & Small Parts Lab 170 8.5
UMI 403 Gynecology & Obstetrics 80 8
UMI 403L Gynecology & Obstetrics Lab 80 4
UMI 404 Arterial, Vascular 65 6.5
UMI 404L Arterial, Vascular Lab 65 3.25
UMI 405 Echocardiography 87.5 8.75
UMI 405L Echocardiography Lab 87.5 4.5
UMI 406 Clinical 720 24

The courses must be taken in the order presented unless otherwise noted.