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Occupational Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Ever since 2015, NRI Institute of Health Sciences has been providing students with a rich and diverse learning environment. Our teaching methods help to launch students into the successful future they have always dreamed of.


 

The objective of the Occupational Associate of Science Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography is to prepare graduates to qualify for employment at hospitals, doctor’s offices, radiology centers, and independent diagnostic imaging centers.

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Discovery & Learning

Here at NRI Institute of Health Sciences we offer our students a comprehensive learning environment, filled with academic support and educational services.

 

We believe that an effective education doesn’t just come from memorizing or exercising. It comes through active participation. 

Our faculty goes the extra mile to give our students the tools needed to grow and succeed as professionals in Sonography.

And with all of our degrees we strive for excellence by offering an engaging curriculum as well as externships in the local community. 

We have Diagnostic Medical Sonography program and scholarships available for the Spring Semester 2024.

Contact us to learn more and get started today!

Don't delay.

Spring Semester starts January 8, 2024!

 Curriculum

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is a continuous semesterly credit hour program. Courses must be taken in the order presented unless otherwise noted.

  • General Psychology

  • Communications

  • Mathematical Applications

  • Ultrasound Physics 

  • Ultrasound Physics Lab 

  • Abdomen & Small Parts 

  • Abdomen & Small Parts Lab 

  • Anatomy and Physiology I

  • Gynecology & Obstetrics 

  • Gynecology & Obstetrics Lab 

  • Anatomy and Physiology II

  • Arterial, Vascular 

  • Arterial, Vascular Lab 

  • Anatomy and Physiology III

  • Echocardiography 

  • Echocardiography Lab 

  • Anatomy and Physiology IV

  • Clinical

  • Clinical Externship

Total Semesterly Credit Hours: 77.6

Total Clock Hours: 1885

Refer to the NRI school catalog for further details. 

Minimum
requirements
for enrollment

A minimum 2.0/4.0 GPA based on high school diploma, 12 credits from another college is required, or a minimum score of 500 or 50 (depending on district) on the GED exam as documented on sealed unopened transcript or results of the GED exam.

 Tuition & Fees

TOTAL TUITION for 2023/2024 is $47,740

This amount includes required credit hours, books, lab, and externship fees.

Liability insurance included.

Please refer to our Admissions page for more details and/or contact us!

 

We have Diagnostic Medical Sonography scholarships available for the Spring Semester 2024.

Summer Semester starts May 6, 2024!

  • Students will be prepared for entry-level positions as Sonographers.

  • Students will have a varied skill set so that they can successfully image organs and other body components of their prospective patients for diagnoses, pregnancy monitoring, and other medical purposes.

  • Upon graduation and twelve (12) months of full-time clinical experience, graduates of NRI Institute of Health Sciences will be able to apply for examinations of choice. This includes areas such as the abdomen, breast, adult and fetal echocardiography, neurosonology, obstetrics and gynecology, and vascular.

  • In addition to these above stated examinations students will be eligible and able to successfully complete the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Examination.

Career Opportunities

Historically NRI Institute of Health Sciences graduates have ample opportunities for employment in hospitals, clinics, private practice and state and federal agencies

In its 2020 publication, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predict 17% sonography job growth between 2019 and 2029, which they define as “much faster than average."

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Degree Outcomes

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