What is Diagnostic Medical Sonography?
Diagnostic Medical Sonography is a highly-skilled profession which uses specialized equipment to create images of structures inside the human body used by physicians to make medical diagnoses. Sonographers have extensive, direct patient contact that may include performing some invasive procedures. They must be able to interact compassionately and effectively with people who range from healthy to critically ill.
What are my career choices?
A general/vascular track offers instruction in the specialty areas of abdominal, obstetrics and gynecology, and vascular sonography. A Diagnostic Medical Sonographer may seek employment in a variety of clinical settings including; hospitals, specialty clinics, outpatient clinics, private physician offices, mobile and travel companies.
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Degrees and Transfer
- General/Vascular Sonography Track
- Program Specific Information
- Selective Admission Criteria
- Program Pre Admissions Conference Date (The DMS Program pre-admission conference dates will begin Fall 2019 for the Fall 2020 class).
- Program Costs
- DMS Program Outcomes
- KCTCS Catalog
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.