Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Job Description

Diagnostic medical sonographers use ultrasound equipment to direct sound waves into the body to produce an image or video used for detecting abnormalities in patients.

Academic Requirements

The associate’s degree program in diagnostic medical sonography qualifies graduates for entry-level diagnostic sonographer positions. Unlike bachelor’s degree programs that offer various areas of concentration, a 2-year associate’s degree program primarily focuses on general sonography.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$60-100
Thousand
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
21.41%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

Schools

University of Missouri – Columbia

105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, 65211

Mineral Area College

5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, 63601
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