Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Achieve an Associate Degree in as few as 19 months*

Being a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (DMS), also known as an ultrasound technologist, you get the chance to work with providers, specialists, and surgeons in all phases of procedures. Sonographers specialize in creating images, sonograms or ultrasounds, of structures inside the body.

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The Diagnostic Medical Sonography associate degree program teaches students the technical skills needed to be successful in their jobs. Skills such as performing diagnostic procedures and obtaining images, identifying abnormal pathology within the body, oral or written summary of exams to doctors for diagnosis, and more. The DMS program is offered at our Jacksonville and Tampa, FL and Kansas City, MO campus.

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Have you been thinking of a career in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, or are you searching for the right DMS program near you? Concorde can help you realize your career aspirations through an associate degree in the exciting, growing field of diagnostic health care. Reach out and learn about our classes and requirements today!

*Program length can vary by Location, see specific Campus Catalog for program length

Diagnostic medical sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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Program Overview

Diagnostic medical sonographers use special imaging equipment that directs sound waves into a patient’s body (in a procedure commonly known as an ultrasound, sonogram, or echocardiogram) to assess and diagnose various medical conditions.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography curriculum integrates didactic and clinical instruction with increasing expectations at each level. Clinical sites utilized by the program are geographically dispersed. Students may have to travel outside of the local area for clinical placements.

Program Objectives

To prepare competent entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Graduates of this program will develop skills to:

  1. Be clinically competent to perform appropriate procedures and record anatomic, pathologic, and/or physiologic data;
  2. Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to exercise discretion and judgment in performance of diagnostic sonography;
  3. Demonstrate appropriate communication skills; and
  4. Demonstrate professionalism and growth in the profession.

The program will continually monitor program effectiveness through assessment and evaluation to ensure that the needs of the community are met.

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