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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 Read More

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How to Boost Your Resume While Still in Your Sonography Program

Guest article by Emily Long. Emily is part of the communications team at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences in Lancaster, PA. As a diagnostic medical sonography student, you are probably starting to explore the job market in effort to secure employment upon graduation. This, of course, is not a unique circumstance. Every year thousands of [...]

Tom Whelan

Interview with Tom Whelan, Sonographer, Teacher and Pioneer (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our interview with diagnostic medical sonographer, echocardiographer and vascular technologist,  Tom Whelan (RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FASE), we learned how he started his sonography career over three decades ago and how he has been a pioneer in the field.  In this second part, he shares some of his professional highlights as well [...]

Tom Whelan

Interview with Tom Whelan, Sonographer, Teacher and Pioneer (Part 1)

Tom Whelan (RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FASE) has been a sonographer for nearly 35 years. The ARDMS-certified professional and Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography has literally been a pioneer in the ultrasound field. Starting out as a radiologic technologist, he began performing ultrasounds just as the technology was first becoming available in U.S. hospitals. [...]

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