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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Associate of Applied Science│2 Years│69 Credits│Beaver Dam Campus│Eligible for Financial Aid

WI Median Salary for Recent Graduates: $66,523

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program introduces students to a wide variety of specialties such as cardiac care, OB-GYN, thoracic and musculoskeletal. Students in this program learn alongside other health science students in our state-of-the-art simulation center.  

  • This program requires all students to train at off-site agencies – external to the College. As such, students must remain compliant with both the criminal background and healthcare requirements. Falling out of compliance may prevent students from progressing in or result in administrative removal from the program.
  • Health requirements are subject to change based on external agency requirements.
  • A full list of health requirements for this program is available from your academic advisor or by contacting the Student Health Record Representative at drhoads1@morainepark.edu.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, more commonly referred to as ultrasound technicians, work with specialized equipment that uses soundwaves to produce internal anatomical images of the human bodyTheir work helps to support medical professionals in making accurate diagnoses. 

What You’ll Learn

A sonographer is responsible for obtaining patient history, performing the sonographic examination, maintaining patient comfort during the examination, and recording anatomy, pathology or other data for interpretation by the supervising physician. 

Graduates of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program have knowledge of the normal structure and anatomy of the human body and use independent judgment in recognizing the need to perform procedures according to sonographic findings. 

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