Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Program Type: Certificate
Program Length: 76 Weeks
Day Class: 03/22/2019
Eve Class: 09/23/2019
Day Schedule: Monday – Thursday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Eve Schedule: Monday – Thursday 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Certificate Program (121.5 Quarter Credits / 76 Weeks / 1950 Clock Hours )
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Medical Career Institute is programmatically accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Enrolling students need to refer to credentialing agency requirements in order to check credentialing exam eligibility. The program is designed to prepare the graduate to become skilled entry-level ultrasound technicians, and work effectively in the health care environment. Program includes well balanced on-campus classroom hours, on-campus (work-simulated) imaging laboratory component, off-campus integrated patient care clinical experience and clinical externship. Clinical sites include hospitals, imaging centers and doctor’s offices.
To prepare competent entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
All candidates must be at least eighteen (18) years of age before enrolling.
All candidates must have a valid government issued picture ID and a Social Security card
All candidates must possess at a minimum a High School Diploma (High School Transcripts showing graduation date), or copy of General Education Diploma (GED). Foreign graduates in addition must present certified English translation of required documents and evaluation confirming that the documents meet U.S. equivalency.
All candidates must be interviewed by an admission’s representative and/or program director to review and discuss the program and prerequisites needed for enrollment.
All candidates must complete and sign pre-enrollment documents.
All candidates must sign the Enrollment Agreement and pay the appropriate application/registration fees.
Specific Program’s enrollment requirements may vary. College Degree, College Credits, Admission’s Assessment Exam, Health Clearance and Immunizations, Cleared Background Check, Negative Drug Screening Results may be required prior to the program acceptance.
Additional Admission Requirements
Candidates enrolling into the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program that do not possess a college degree must have at least 40 college credits obtained in the last five years including a higher mathematics course such as algebra or statistics and communication skills course such as English, speech or composition. All candidates must also complete and pass an admissions assessment exam.
Obtain, review and integrate pertinent patient data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results.
Physical and Technical Standards
At the completion of the program, the student will be able:
Data is based on the 2017-2018 Reporting Period
Retention Rate: 94%
Credentialing Rate: 82%
Placement Rate: 82%
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