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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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When Ultrasound Comes First

A urine test is generally the standard test to diagnose a bladder infection. Various blood tests tend to be the go-to-screening technique to determine if someone has diabetes. Within minutes of being born, a baby will go through the APGAR (Activity, Pulse, Grimace, Appearance, Respiration) test. Some conditions require a more complex, medical imaging test… Read More

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Don’t Knock a Community College Education

Has it been engrained in your mind that a community college diploma or degree is not as good as a four-year Bachelor degree? NPR News’ Alex Friedrich conducted a survey in December 2010 asking high school students, parents, school staff and administrators about how technical and community colleges were perceived. Friedrich was inspired to do… Read More

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What’s New in the World of Ultrasound Technology?

If you’re at all interested in sonographic technology, you know there are numerous reports of  ultrasound devices becoming smaller, more portable and mobile. That’s not so different from the evolution of the computer, which originally took up the space of a whole room. Portable ultrasound technology is, naturally, extremely important—simply put, it extends the scope… Read More

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