- Newport News, United States
- Program Type:
- Full Degree
- Degree Level:
- Ultrasound & Sonography Technologies, Ultrasound & Sonography Technologies, Ultrasound & Sonography Technologies, Ultrasound & Sonography Technologies
- Program Description:
Are you looking for a career field that is both in-demand and can help make a difference in a someone's life? You could earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Science Diagnostic Medical Sonography in 1.5 years through our year-round schedule.
Employment of sonographers is expected to increase by about 18 percent through 2018 faster than the average for all occupations.1
Additional job growth is expected as healthcare providers increasingly utilize ultrasound imaging as a safer and more cost-effective alternative to radiological procedures.1
There are several areas of specialization in the field of sonography which include Abdomen, Breast, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Cardiac, Vascular, and Neurosonography.
Ultrasound imaging technology is expected to evolve rapidly and spawn many new sonography procedures, enabling sonographers to scan and image areas of the body where ultrasound has not traditionally been used.1
Program Objectives Include:
Prepare students for the challenging responsibilities of the profession and provide opportunity to acquire a working knowledge of the field.
Provide a clinical educational experience that enables students to be capable of performing routine sonographic procedures and related functions specific to general sonography.
Provide an education experience that promotes effective communication skills, critical thinking abilities and professionalism.
Promote the development of core values and ethical standards necessary for the delivery of quality, patient-centered care.
Additional Program Information
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
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