Diagnostic Medical Sonography
The 24-month Associate of Applied Science degree is designed to prepare you to perform diagnostic examinations, as requested by a physician, using high-frequency sound waves to visualize soft tissue structures. As a sonographer, you'll work in hospitals, clinics, and doctors’ offices.
Upon graduation, you're eligible to take the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) examination in general physics, abdominal, and OB/GYN sonography.
Please note: All courses are face-to-face, in daytime hours only. No online or night classes are offered at this time.
Learn more about the program
Attendance at one Information Session is mandatory for all applicants. Upcoming dates:
Nov. 1, 2023, 1:00 pm in RNHS 1.131
Spring dates are to be posted soon.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (AAS)
The twenty-four-month Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to prepare skilled professionals to perform diagnostic examinations, as requested by a physician, using high-frequency sound waves to visualize soft tissue structures. Sonographers work in hospitals, clinics, and doctors’ offices.
Vascular Technology Enhanced Skills Certificate (ESC)
Vascular technologists specialize in imaging blood vessels. The Vascular Technology ESC is completed concurrently with the Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Diagnostic Echocardiography (A.A.S.) degrees in the last year of both programs.
How to Apply
TJC is an open admissions college; however, acceptance into the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is limited. Acceptance into the program is based on criteria utilizing a point system and reviewed by an admissions committee. Because of limited enrollment in the program, all applicants who meet the basic admission requirements will not be interviewed nor accepted into the program. Applicant ranking by the point system will determine admission decisions.
The program’s application window is currently closed. Please check back on Jan. 12, 2024, for updates, including the 2023-24 handbook and program application.