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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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Ultrasound Uses in Healthcare

Ultrasound (also known as sonography or ultrasonography) is a valuable medical imaging tool. Its uses go beyond confirming a woman is pregnant or assessing the health of the mother and her developing child. Ultrasound scans can be used for diagnostic, screening and therapeutic/treatment purposes. And the neat thing is, especially in more recent years, new… Read More


Ultrasound Awareness Month Ideas

Did you know that October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month? Six ultrasound organizations—the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS), the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), the Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)—join together every year… Read More

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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

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