Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Available at: West Campus

Program overview

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Ultrasound Technologist) is a skilled person qualified by academic and clinical education to provide patient services using diagnostic ultrasound under the supervision of a qualified doctor of medicine or osteopathy, whose responsibility is the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures. The sonographer scans the patient and provides the physician with adequate information to make the best possible diagnosis.

Curriculum

Deadline to apply is December 1 (each year). Students will receive written notification of acceptance to the program. Students must have completed a Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) certificate program or show proof of exemption.

Accreditation

This program is accredited by:

  • The Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • The Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • The American Medical Association Department of Allied Medical Professions and Services
  • The Texas Education Agency
  • The Veterans Administration

The Goals and Philosophy of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program are in adherence with the Division, the College and the accreditation body. The goals reaffirm the program's commitment to meet the diverse needs of the students, the college and the community.

Page last updated April 19, 2018.