Diagnostic Medical Sonography | TJC

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.

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Attendance at one Information Session is mandatory for all applicants. Upcoming dates:

  • March 1, 2024, 10:00 a.m. in RNHS 1.131

Degree Plans

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.

Selective Admissions
2024-2025 Application Packet
JRC-DMS Compliance
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