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Cardiovascular Sonography (Associate of Applied Science)

Memphis, TN

Prepare for a new career sooner than you think

Heart health and treatment begin with awareness. In less than two-years, you could be ready to pursue a rewarding career in diagnostic medicine with your Associate of Applied Science degree in Cardiovascular Sonography from Concorde's Memphis campus.*


Help Diagnose and Treat Heart Problems Through Ultrasound Imaging

  • Gain skills to conduct ultrasound images of the heart and vascular system, including echo cardiograms.
  • Learn how to evaluate test quality, record data and produce reports for physicians and other care team members.
  • Complete your degree in as few as 21 months of study.*

Program Overview

Cardiovascular sonographers (CVS) help diagnose problems with the heart and vascular system (veins, arteries, etc.). They use ultrasound waves to create images and video of how the heart functions so physicians can identify and treat problems with their patients, such as clogged arteries, blood clots, deep vein thromboses, irregular heartbeats, and more.

The CVS degree program at Concorde in Memphis teaches you fundamental cardiovascular medicine concepts and practical techniques for taking heart sonograms, echocardiograms, vascular sonograms, and more. You’ll also learn how to record and evaluate data gathered during your tests.


Take the Next Step Now

Want a career with real heart? Get in touch with Concorde Memphis today to find out if our CVS associate degree program is right for you.

*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.
**Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for cardiovascular sonographers 2020-2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/diagnostic-medical-sonographers.htm Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.
ᶛ Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, who's length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes.
ᵊCredit hours are defined by graduation requirements and differ between the diploma and associate of science degree programs. Credit hours may be subject to change, please refer to current course catalog for more information.
‡Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

21* Mo

Program Length

14%**

National Employment Demand (2020-2030)

89ᵊ

Credit Hours

360

Lab Hours

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Curriculum

Our AAS degree program equips you to pursue a career as a cardiovascular sonographer in as few as 21 months.* When you graduate, you’ll be able to pursue career opportunities in hospitals, clinics, cardiology offices and many other care settings.†ᶛᶛ

  • Cardiovascular Pathology
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Cardiovascular Registry Review
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrophysiology
  • Vascular Sonography
*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.
†Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment.
ᶛᶛClinical hour requirements and delivery may vary by campus location and may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee clinical site assignments based upon student preference or geographic convenience; nor do clinical experiences guarantee graduation, post-clinical employment or salary outcomes. 

Career Outlook

Job opportunities for cardiovascular sonographers look set to expand nationwide and in Tennessee as demand for health care continues to grow.

**Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for cardiovascular sonographers 2020-2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/diagnostic-medical-sonographers.htm Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation

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