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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.

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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Time Management Tips for Sonographers

In addition to the faculty highlighted in our “Advice from Ultrasound Professors” article, we also heard back from Ken Galbraith, the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. The Chair of the Ultrasound Program offered this advice for aspiring medical imagers: “Take care of your patients' needs. You… Read More

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Healthcare is an ‘Employment Leader’ according to 2016 – 2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook

Happy 2016! A lot of us tend to make New Year’s resolutions, or at least reflect on how we can make a new calendar year even better than the last. We see this time as a fresh start, a clean slate, a new beginning… Although New Year’s resolutions are often hard to keep, goal-setting, and… Read More

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Advice from Ultrasound Professors

Are you thinking about pursuing a career in medical imaging?  Students across the country are enrolling in college programs to become a sonographer, a nuclear medicine technologist, a radiologic technologist or another related profession. A certain career may sound interesting, and the skills required may seem to match your strengths and interests, but it’s hard… Read More

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