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The team at Ultrasound Schools Info has created a current and comprehensive resource for individuals who are interested in learning more about the career of diagnostic medical sonography. We have used widely trusted sources and experts in the field, providing you with information gathered from contributors who are experienced and trained sonographers.  You’ll find everything from researching the career and learning what a sonographer does, to the specialties and advanced employment opportunities available within our free guide.

Within this site we have also included a selection of CAAHEP accredited ultrasound schools offering degree or certificate programs near you that you can find by filtering for your state.

Our role is to present you with information that can help you understand the field better, as well as help connect you with schools that you select, online or with campus locations in your area.

How Do I Get Started?

If you are considering attending a Diagnostic Medical Sonography school in 2024 you may be faced with a lot of questions. Take a look at our “How do I get started in sonography?” guide to help you through the process of exploring this amazing and rewarding career.

The momentum of healthcare as one of the fastest growing career sectors in the United States continues!  Now more than ever it’s important to educate yourself and explore the educational requirements and specialities within the field.  If you are looking to start, change or advance your profession, a career in medical imaging, including ultrasound or sonography, is a great option.

What’s New for January 2024?

The winner of the Spring 2023 Sonography Student Scholarship is Jamie Williams from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee!

The winner of our most recent Sonography Student Scholarship is Jamie Williams from UWHC School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography!

“Some of the values in the UWHC School of DMS program handbook include “empathy, integrity, respect, responsibility, and excellence.” These are values I aspire to and practice whether I am in class, clinical, or scan lab. The shared values confirms UWHC School of DMS is the right fit for me.”

Please join us in congratulating Jamie and the rest of the Sonography Student Scholarship finalists! 👏 👏🎉

Updated for 2024:  Our 3-Part Series about Choosing and Applying to Ultrasound School, by sonography Adrienne Hardy, RDMS

Article series on choosing the best ultrasound school

Education & Career Information

We’ll help you learn about what it means to be an ultrasound technician, the various jobs in ultrasonography and related medical imaging careers.

How to 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.

Our goal is to help you learn about the details of the career, school application process, prerequisites, ARDMS certification requirements, as well as training and degree options.

If you’re looking to start a career as a sonographer, you’ll need a solid education and hands-on ultrasound training.  Explore your options today.

There are many ultrasound career & specialization 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.

New to medical imaging?

Check out our sonography student resource center to learn more about the field.

Articles & Expert Interviews

Ultrasound Schools Info Team Members

Ultrasound Schools Info has been a trusted source for degree and career information in the sonography community for over ten years.  We have gathered a team of professionals to bring you insights, articles, and interviews from today’s leaders as well as pioneers in the medical imaging field. Meet the USI Team Wendy Fanello Managing Editor Read more

Ultrasound Physics: How To Master The Challenging Concepts

Ultrasound Physics: How To Master The Challenging Concepts

Candice Sellers, B.S., RDMS – Contributor Students attending ultrasound school consistently report that ultrasound physics is one of the most difficult courses in their program. It’s a required course and one that is important to master. Below you will find study tips and tools available to students to help them focus and hone in on How I Mastered Ultrasound Physics

Tips For Avoiding Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sonographers

Tips For Avoiding Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sonographers

By Adrienne Hardy, RDMS (Ab, Ob/Gyn) – Contributor According to the SDMS, 90% of sonographers will sustain a work related musculoskeletal disorder; 20% will have a career ended because of the injury. With numbers this high it seems like it’s an inescapable truth that you must scan in pain or get injured at some point, Most Common Injuries in Sonographers

Surviving and Thriving in Sonography School

Surviving and Thriving in Sonography School

By Adrienne Hardy, RDMS (Ab, Ob/Gyn) – Contributor As I sat in my entrance interview for sonography school the professors spattered me with questions: “Do you have enough savings? What is your home like? How do you manage your time? Do you have someone who cares about your success and will support you in hard Surviving and Thriving in Sonography School

Interview with Sonographer Carlos Reveles, RDMS

Interview with Sonographer Carlos Reveles, RDMS

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Carlos Reveles, a high risk Ob/Gyn sonographer.  In this interview, Carlos shares with us what led to him being recently recognized as a standout sonographer by his employer, and what it’s like being a male in a traditionally female field.  Welcome Carlos! Hello my Name is Carlos Explore Carlos’s Sonography Journey

Passing the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Exam

Tips on Passing the SPI

Adrienne Hardy, RDMS (Ab, Ob/Gyn) – Contributor I clicked submit on the SPI physics exam and ran out the the room. The test proctor handed me a piece of paper with a huge scared looking picture of myself taken before the exam, my ARDMS number and the results of my SPI examination. My hand shook as Passing the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Exam

Stressed Sonography Student

How To Manage The Stress of Ultrasound School

Candice Sellers, B.S., RDMS – Contributor The Ultrasound School Experience Ultrasound school is a very exciting and rewarding experience. The excitement of finally reaching your goal of getting accepted into an accredited ultrasound program is certainly a tremendous milestone! However, there will be moments of frustration and stress that will occur during your journey in How I Managed Stress While in My Sonography Program

Best Workplaces to Launch Your Sonography Career

Best Workplaces to Launch Your Sonography Career

Adrienne Hardy, RDMS (Ab, Ob/Gyn) – Contributor What to expect as you transition from DMS student to the medical imaging workplace. In this two-part series, sonographer Adrienne Hardy helps students transition from the daily structure of an ultrasound program to choosing and thriving in the right workplace. One of the best things about being a Discover Your Ideal Sonography Workplace

DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT

The Makings of The Skilled Sonographer

DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT – Contributor The Skilled Sonographer, DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT looks back on the development of her SPI test prep mini-course, and her work to help others pass their SPI exam. When I look back on where I started versus where I am, I can confidently say I have Tap into Dru’s Diagnostic Imaging Expertise

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Effective Communication is Key in New Sonographer Orientation

Adrienne Hardy, RDMS (Ab, Ob/Gyn) – Contributor 5 Skills for Effective Communication in Your New Sonographer Employee Orientation “Communication is power. Those who have mastered its effective use can change their own experience of the world and the world’s experience of them. All behavior and feelings find their original roots in some form of communication.” -Tony 5 Skills for Effective Communication in Your New Sonographer Employee Orientation

Adrienne Hardy, RDMS

Transitioning from Ultrasound School to the Workplace

Adrienne Hardy, RDMS (Ab, Ob/Gyn) – Contributor What to expect as you transition from DMS student to the medical imaging workplace. Congratulations! You ran the marathon of Sonography school and now have gotten a job! What a relief, right? All the pent up anxiety and pressure of ultrasound school feels let off like a pressure valve Surviving the Transition: From Student to Sonographer Pro!

Lynn at school in scrubs

Why I Chose Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Lynn Nguyen – Sonography Student & Contributor Join Lynn on her journey as she pursues a 2nd career as a sonographer. Why Sonography? How Did I Get Here? I have never given sonography a thought much less loving the thought that I am going to be a sonographer one day. In high school I knew Why I Chose Diagnostic Medical Sonography

DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT

The Learning Curve

DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT – Contributor The Skilled Sonographer, DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT shares her sonography story! From Indecision to Decision Deciding on a lifelong career can be stressful, especially at a young age. During high school was when I began toying with the idea of pursuing a career in the Systems for Success in Sonography

Samantha Callis, MHA, ACS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Interview with Samantha Callis, MHA, ACS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Read the Interview with Samantha Callis from 2019 There are those that are content with their position as a sonographer…and then there are individuals who emanate wholehearted enthusiasm for their ultrasound profession. Such is the case with Samantha Callis, MHA, ACS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT with the University of Southern Indiana. Callis is a determined, career-driven From Art to Science: A Sonographer’s Unique Career Path

Adina Pupko, BS, RDMS, RDCS

Adina Pupko, BS, RDMS, RDCS

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director Adina Pupko, BS, RDMS, RDCS Ms. Pupko has been the Program Director for the Echo-Vascular track of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Center for Allied Health Education (CAHE) since its inception in August 2018. She has over 20 years of experience working in echo-vascular ultrasound and many years teaching. The Evolution of Sonography: Insights from Adina Pupko

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Top 5 Paying Medical Imaging Careers for 2024

The overall demand for healthcare workers, including medical imagers, is consistently increasing. The aging baby boomer population has resulted in opportunity, both in the increased need for diagnostic imaging procedures, and the need for providers to fill positions vacated by retirement. Such an increase in medical imaging careers is creating employment opportunities for individuals who Updated for 2024

3D Sonography

3D Ultrasound

3D Ultrasound is an amazing tool of modern medicine that can help diagnose patients and save lives. What is 3D Ultrasound? For much of our history, knowledge of the human body and our working systems has been only skin deep.  Anatomical studies and drawings allowed us to expand our understanding of how our bodies function, Read more

Accredited Sonography Programs

Accredited Sonography Programs

How to Find an Accredited Sonography Program in 2024 Beginning an educational program is a major commitment, and it’s important to do your research. Learning about the career itself and whether or not it would be a good fit for you is probably the most important first step, followed closely by choosing an appropriate program. Who Provides Accreditation for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Programs?

Ultrasound Technician Schools in Florida

Find Florida’s Sonography Programs for 2024 Diagnostic medical sonography is an imaging technique that uses specialized equipment to produce images of the internal body.  It is a challenging field requiring a specialized education program, and it is seeing strong job growth in Florida and across the country. How to Become an Ultrasound Technologist in Florida Read more

Ultrasound Technician Schools in California

The field of diagnostic medical sonography is growing rapidly, particularly in California, which employs more sonographers than any other state. If you’ve been considering pursuing a career as an ultrasound technician, we’ve provided the information necessary to research the field and learn what a sonographer does, what the requirements are, and how to choose a Read more

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