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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Why You Should Become a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

If you think you would enjoy working side-by-side with physicians and radiologists and you like a good challenge, a career in sonography for you! There is high demand for Ultrasound Technicians both in the US and abroad, so this job gives flexibility during the course of your career.

In as little as 20 months, CBD College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Associate Degree Program will prepare you for what it takes to be a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer/Ultrasound Technician.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program - CBD College

Why Choose the DMS Program at CBD College?

  • CAAHEP Accredited Program
  • Study online courses in the convenience of your home
  • Day and Night Classes are available
  • Advanced hands-on training in our state-of-the-art imaging center
  • Wide variety of Externship opportunities
  • Dedicated Faculty and Staff
  • Federal Financial Aid is available to those who qualify
  • Career services department will help you with job placement for the duration of your career—long after graduation
  • Personalized 1-on-1 tutoring

What You Will Learn

CBD College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Program will cover the following course content:

  • Sonography Principles and Instrumentation (SPI) exam preparation
  • Ultrasound Physics
  • Abdominal Ultrasound and Small Parts
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • OB/GYN Ultrasound
  • MSK Ultrasound
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pathophysiology of scanned organ systems
  • Sonographic patterns of the organs


Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers are in Demand!  

Employment is projected to increase 10% from 2022 to 2032*

What You Will Do as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers are responsible for many essential tasks, including:

  • Preparing patients for procedures and obtaining, reviewing, and integrating patient history and supporting clinical data
  • Preparing and maintaining diagnostic imaging equipment
  • Performing appropriate ultrasound scanning examinations and procedures
  • Recognizing the differences between normal and abnormal images and other diagnostic information
  • Analyzing images and recording data for interpretation by a physician
  • Recording findings and keeping track of patients’ records
  • Demonstrating excellent communication skills with patients and other health care professionals, and acting in an ethical and professional manner
  • Providing appropriate and compassionate patient care for patients undergoing ultrasound examinations

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Where You Can Work

  • Imaging Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Physician Offices
  • Planned Parenthood
  • OB/GYN Offices
  • 3D/4D imaging centers
  • Mobile Ultrasound
  • Traveling assignments/Exchange programs (Domestically/Abroad)

*source: bls.gov

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

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CAAHEP Reported DMS Outcomes 

CBD College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

As of May 2020, job growth for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers is projected to increase 10% from 2022 to 2032*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

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