Sonography

Sonography uses high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to provide crucial medical insights. ACC’s Sonography Program provides you with extensive classroom instruction, hands-on practice in an ultrasound scanning lab, and work-based experience through clinical rotations in area healthcare facilities.

The AAS DMS, DCS, and the ESC-VT program are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; phone 727-210-2350; fax: 727-210-2354; www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (6201 University Blvd., Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD; 443-973-3251 (www.jrcdms.org).

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  • Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.

    Hourly Wage: $34.02

    Currently Employed: 547

    Projections:

    547 people are employed as Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. This number is expected to increase by 11.88% over the next four years.

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