Occupational Associate Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
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.
|Two pairs of scrubs||*|
|Estimated computer cost (Purchased by student)|
|Background check: Collected at time of externship|
|Total Program Cost||$|
**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|
|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.