Diagnostic Medical Sonography Undergraduate Major
Mount Mary University offers an accredited, four-year diagnostic medical sonography bachelor’s degree program that prepares you to become a board certified sonographer.
Sonography is a diagnostic medical procedure that uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to create dynamic visual images of organs, tissues or blood flow inside the body. This technology is commonly associated with obstetrics and used during pregnancy, but it also is used to examine the heart, brain, abdomen, breasts, female reproductive system, prostate and blood vessels.
Help Doctors Diagnose Diseases & Treat Patients
A career in diagnostic medical sonography allows you to help doctors diagnose and treat medical conditions, use the latest ultrasound technology, interact with patients and work in a hospital or clinic. Demand for sonographers is expected to grow in the coming years. Discover more about diagnostic medical sonography careers.
Rigorous Curriculum & Highly Competitive Program
Mount Mary offers an accredited, four-year Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography degree. Diagnostic medical sonography is a highly competitive degree program. You’ll complete a minimum of 32 credits at Mount Mary during your first two years. During your junior and senior year, you’ll finish coursework and perform clinical rotations at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – St. Francis hospital.