Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Play an important part in health care by taking ultrasounds to provide crucial information for diagnosing and treating patients. This well-paying field is growing by double digits.

Very Important a minimum of thirty-two (32) observation hours at three different clinical sites is a requirement.

If you are currently working in Health Technologies these requirements may not apply. Please contact Deb Myers 740.386.4106 myersd@mtc.edu

Program Application Deadline is March 15.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Observation Verification form is located on the admission limited enrollment pdf or by simply clicking on the link to the left.

Credentialing Examination Pass Rate

Credentialing examination pass rate in Abdomen and/or Obstetrics – Gynecological within twelve months of graduation as provided by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).

YEAR

ABDOMEN (ABD) CREDENTIAL

OBSTETRICS / GYNECOLOGICAL
(OB-GYN) CREDENTIAL

STUDENTS EARNING ONE OR BOTH CREDENTIAL(S)

2014

83%

100%

4 of 7 hold ABD.
2 of 7 hold OB/GYN.

201575%100%6 of the 8 hold ABD.
2 of the 8 hold both OB/GYN

Job Placement Rate

Job placement rate within six months of graduation for graduates who are actively seeking employment in General Sonography.

YEAR

PERCENT JOB PLACEMENT

NUMBER OF STUDENTS

2014

100%

7

2015100%12

Program Completion Rate

Program completion rate of 80% or higher as defined as the number of students who complete the program within 3 years.

YEAR

PERCENT COMPLETION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS

2014

70%

10 of 12

201586%12 of 14

 

Your Degree

After completing our two-year diagnostic medical sonography program, you’ll receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

What You’ll Learn

Our instructors will teach you how to operate ultrasound equipment, detect subtle visual cues to tell healthy areas from unhealthy ones, gather data, and analyze results. In addition, learn to communicate with patients as well as physicians and other members of the health care team.

Program Accreditation:

The Marion Technical College Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Technologies Education Programs (CAAHEP).

This accreditation is granted only after recommendation by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) based on a programmatic review and site visit. Recognition by CAAHEP qualifies the Program’s graduates for eligibility to apply for and take the following certification examinations for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS):

Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Abdominal Sonography Obstetrical and Gynecological Sonography CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation of Health Technologies Education Programs 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350, 727-210-2354 (fax) http://www.caahep.org/

JRC-DMS: Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography 2025 Woodlane Drive St Paul, MN 55125-2998 651-731-1582 http://www.jrcdms.org/

To receive more detailed information on the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, please send an e-mail to myersd@mtc.edu or the Office of Admission at enroll@mtc.edu.

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