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Upon completion of our program, you may find career opportunities in:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Doctor offices
  • Outpatient imaging centers
  • Education

Sonographer Specializations

Our Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program prepares you to be a competent entry-level general and vascular sonographer.

After graduation, you may choose to develop your career by working toward one of the following areas of specialization:

  • Abdomen: Evaluate all the soft tissues, blood vessels and organs of the abdominal cavities, for example, liver, spleen, urinary tract, pancreas
  • Blood vessels (vascular technology): Evaluate and analyze the hemodynamics (blood flow) of peripheral and abdominal blood vessels
  • Brain (neurosonology): Evaluate the brain and spinal cord
  • Breast: Evaluate breast abnormalities that are found with screening or diagnostic mammography
  • Eye (ophthalmology): Evaluate the eye, including orbital structures and muscles
  • Female reproductive system (obstetrics and gynecology): Evaluate the female reproductive system
  • Heart (echocardiography): Evaluate the anatomy and hemodynamics (blood flow) of the heart, its valves and related blood vessels
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging: Evaluate muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints throughout the body

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Updated July 16, 2019