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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.

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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 Read More

Recent Information & News
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Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Annual Conference | 2014

This September, the Bluegrass State will be hosting the 2014 Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Annual Conference, which will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville from September 25th to 28th. “The SDMS Annual Conference is designed for sonographers, students, and physicians who use sonography in their practice,” states the conference’s [...]

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Arizona Heart Foundation’s School of Cardiac & Vascular Ultrasound

When you consider ultrasound schools, you might automatically think of colleges and universities. Did you know other types of institutions, like hospitals, medical centers…even charitable organizations, offer sonography programs too? The Arizona Heart Foundation based in Phoenix, Arizona, is a prime example. According to its website, it is “a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to the [...]

Fun Look at the Multi-Billion Ultrasound Technology Market

The “global ultrasound devices market” is forecasted to “reach a market value of USD 8.71 billion by 2019” up from USD 5.40 billion in 2012, stated a Transparency Market Research (July 1, 2014) press release. This was part of their announcement of their recently published Ultrasound Devices Market report. The $8.71 Billion figure includes both cart/trolley and [...]

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