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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; 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 (

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

    Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.

    Hourly Wage: $34.02

    Currently Employed: 547


    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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Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Applied Science

  • Sonography- Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography Echocardiography
  • Sonography- Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Certificate Level 4

  • Cardio-Vascular Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate
  • Medical-Vascular Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate

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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.