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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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The Lung Transplant Team

About a month ago a relative of mine underwent a double lung transplant! She’s still in the hospital and recovering slowly but surely. Stopping to think of the magnitude of her surgery seems pretty surreal sometimes. What is also pretty impressive is the range of professionals that have worked with her before, during and now… Read More

Interview With Emily Downs, DMS Program Director at U.C. Denver

Emily Downs is an experienced diagnostic medical sonographers with a BS in Radiation Science.  She is currently the program director of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program of the University of Colorado-Denver, where she has served for the past three years, and she was a clinical instructor for four years prior. In 2014, she was awarded the… Read More

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It’s Not Too Late to Go Back to School

A few years back, Jacklyn started a thread on one of the AIUM’s discussion boards asking for “Advice on becoming a DMS.” The 30-something mother of two was looking for some insight on whether insiders recommended working in ultrasound and if they could offer guidance for starting a career as a diagnostic medical sonographer. Several… Read More

Article by Wendy Fanello. Read more of her work on UltrasoundSchoolsInfo.com & follow her on Google+.