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Ultrasound Technician Schools

If you are interested in a career in ultrasound, you may be faced with a lot of questions you’re unsure how to answer. “Which career path is right for me?” “How do I get started?” “How much money will I make?” Our guide to ultrasound technician schools and degrees can help you through the process of achieving your goal. We’ll help you learn about what it means to be an ultrasound technician, the various jobs in ultrasonography and related careers, understand the differences between degree levels, and decide which ultrasound technician school to attend. Learn more about your options and get started on your career path today.

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers take images of the inside of the body using high frequency sound waves. In a profession that the Bureau of Labor Statistics says is expected to grow by 46%, it’s a great time to become a sonographer.

Choose Your Degree

Whether you choose to pursue an associates, bachelors or masters degree in ultrasound, you’ll find the information you’re looking for by visiting our ultrasound degree center. Here’s where you’ll learn about the prerequisites, campus locations, degrees and certificates offered.

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For those new to medical imaging, it can be helpful to look through the types of ultrasound courses you might take. Whether you’re looking to start a career or further your education as a sonographer, you’ll need a solid education and hands-on ultrasound training to further your chances of employment.

There are many ultrasound career choices available within medical imaging, and programs available to get you the education and training you need. Explore the options in our career center to find the specialization that’s right for you.

Getting Started in Medical Imaging

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The idea of starting a new career can be intimidating. Whether you’re still in high school or want to change careers as an adult, we can help with a step-by-step guide that will take you through the process of achieving your long-term goals. Sonographers are ranked #6 among the 30 occupations projected to see the… Get Started Now

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Medical Imaging Applications Specialists

Maybe you’ve being working in medical imaging for a while, like as an ultrasound technician, a cardiovascular technologist or a radiologic technologist….And now you are ready for a new kind of challenge. For some travelling this same career path, the next role they take on in as some time of applications specialist. You may have… Read More

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Interview with Ultrasound Tech and Tutor, Melessa Cizik

Melessa Cizik has been an ultrasound tech for over 10 years with extensive experience performing general, OB/GYN, small parts and vascular ultrasound exams. Having graduated the top of her sonography class at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey, Cizik now offers ultrasound tutoring services online, using video, audio and whiteboard technologies. She helps individuals… Read More

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3D and 4D Ultrasounds during Pregnancy

During a prenatal ultrasound, most expectant parents want to see as clear a picture as possible.  Naturally, advancements to 3D and 4D ultrasound have allowed parents—not to mention obstetricians, physicians, sonographers and ultrasound technicians—to observe more details of baby developing inside the womb. “Not all doctors have access to 3D or 4D ultrasounds,” said R… Read More

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