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Ultrasound Technician Schools

Welcome to Ultrasound Schools Info; a current and comprehensive resource that includes a selection of CAAHEP accredited ultrasound technician schools offering degree or certificate programs near you.

Our role is to help connect you with schools that you select, online or with campus locations in your area.  Learn more about class start dates, program details & class sizes, as well as tuition & financial aid information.

How Do I Get Started?

If you are considering attending a Diagnostic Medical Sonography school in 2022 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 the fastest growing career sector 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 December 2021?

Fall 2021 Sonography Student Scholarship Recipient Announced!

Ultrasound Schools Info is pleased to announce the recipient of our Fall 2021 Sonography Student Scholarship!

Kayla Klemp Fall 2021 Scholarship Winner

Bellin College sonography student Kayla Klemp is the winner of this terms $1,000 scholarship! 👏 👏 👏

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for our most recent award!

The Ultrasound Schools Info sonography student scholarship is a semi-annual, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring sonographer currently enrolled in a CAAHEP accredited diagnostic medical sonography program, or a high school student who has been accepted to a program.

Our next application will open in January 2022.

December 2021 Medical Awareness Calendar

  • World AIDS Day
  • National Influenza Vaccination Week
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.

“I didn’t train technicians; I educated sonographers.” – L. E. Schnitzer, ARDMS chair from 1979 to 1981.

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.

New to medical imaging? It can be helpful to look through the types of ultrasound courses you might take.

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.


Articles & Expert Interviews
Anatomy & Physiology Class

Anatomy & Physiology: A Student’s Perspective

Is an Anatomy & Physiology class in your future? Here’s some real life advice, from a fellow student who’s been there. Of the many hurdles along the way to a career in the healthcare field, one of the first that many of us find ourselves facing is a series in human anatomy and physiology. Completion… Read more

Adrienne Hardy, RDMS

Transitioning from Ultrasound School to the Workplace

What to expect as you transition from DMS student to the medical imaging workplace. Adrienne Hardy, RDMS (Ab, Ob/Gyn) – Contributor 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… Read more

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… Read more

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

The Learning Curve

The Skilled Sonographer, DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT shares her sonography story! DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT – Contributor 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… Read more

Steps to Ease the Transition to Online Learning in the Wake of COVID-19

By Samantha Callis, MHA, RDMS, RDCS – Contributor April 15, 2020 Sonography Education: Expecting the Unexpected… and then Some When I think of the unexpected, I think things like losing clinical sites, student attrition, incidental lab findings on volunteers, etc. The thought of a series of events like something out of an apocalyptic doomsday movie… Read more

Sonographer Samantha Callis

Samantha Callis, MHA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

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, RDMS, RDCS, RVT with the University of Southern Indiana. Callis is a determined, career-driven woman: She is the clinical coordinator for the diagnostic… Read more

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.… Read more

Group of medical imaging employees

Top 5 Paying Medical Imaging Careers for 2022

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… Read more

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 2022 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.… Read more

Advice from Ultrasound Professors

Advice from Ultrasound Professors

Ultrasound Schools Info reached out to several respected sonography professors, program directors, and instructors from across the country. In this article, they share their expert guidance and insight with you. Advice for Sonography Students Are you thinking about pursuing a career in medical imaging?  If so, you’ve picked a popular career in a growing field. … Read more

Sonographer, Author and Program Director Yonella Demers, MSRS RDMS (Ab, Ob/Gyn, PS) RVT

Interview with Sonographer, Author and Program Director Yonella Demars, MSRS RDMS (Ab, Ob/Gyn, PS) RVT

Yonella Demars has been a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer for over nine years. She has a BS and Master’s degree in Radiologic Sciences and is currently in the candidacy phase of a Radiation Science PhD degree. Her interest is burnout and organizational commitment among sonographers in the U.S.  She is also an author and entrepreneur of… Read more

Sonographer, Educator, Pioneer and Ergonomics Expert, Joan P. Baker

It was truly an honor to interview Joan P. Baker MSR, RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS. Originally from England, Baker was invited to the United States in the 1960s – due to her sonography passion and practice – and she’s been here ever since. Baker’s eclectic career as a clinical sonographer, educator, and now president of the… Read more

Dr. Traci Fox EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RVT

Interview With Sonographer Dr. Traci Fox

Dr. Traci Fox EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RVT has been a sonographer for over 20 years, but she’s been intrigued by the sciences since grade school. She earned her Bachelor and Masters of Science degrees from Thomas Jefferson University, and her Doctorate in Education from Drexel University. Currently she is a full time Diagnostic Medical Sonography… Read more

7 Female Pioneers in Medical Imaging

In the first article of our Women in Medical Imaging series, we introduce you to some individuals who have, or are currently, making their mark in the field. Some are no longer with us but have left us with lessons that continue to benefit human lives; others are just in the beginning of their careers… Read more

Tatym Schneider

A Sonographer’s Guide to Personal and Professional Success

We headed north to Canada to speak to British Columbia-based sonographer Tatym Schneider. We first learned about Tatym upon discovering her blog, SmartSonographer.com, which seeks to share ultrasound knowledge and inspire sonographers to excel in their profession. Tatym is not only a writer and an ARDMS-certified/Canadian Registered Sonographer (CRS), but she’s also a digital artist… Read more

Ultrasound simulation training

Using Simulation to Train Sonographers

As technology continues to evolve and permeate the field of healthcare, health science educators are utilizing advanced simulation training to prepare students for the challenges of the clinical environment. Medical facilities are also turning to simulation tools to help health professionals improve processes in the workplace. Sonography instructors have seen tremendous value for their students… Read more

Studying for an anatomy and physiology course

How to Ace Anatomy and Physiology

Earlier this year, we received some advice from another ultrasound professor: Michael Keith, (B.S.R.T., R.D.M.S) who is the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director at Rowan College at Gloucester County in New Jersey. Director Keith had this to say:  “I would encourage all aspiring sonographers to make sure they pay strict attention  in Anatomy and Physiology… Read more