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Bachelor of Science In Diagnostic Medical Sonography

WCUI’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs prepare students to operate on the same equipment 
used in hospitals and imaging centers and to use non-invasive techniques for essential diagnostics. 
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers can specialize in obstetric and gynecologic, abdominal, 
musculoskeletal anatomy, or breast diagnostics. Sonographers serve as the doctor’s eyes, helping 
doctors diagnose life-threatening medical conditions. With a degree in Diagnostic Medical 
Sonography at WCUI, you will be at the forefront of leading preventative care with techniques specific to not 
only pregnancy and obstetrics but also the abdomen, pelvis, vascular, and musculoskeletal anatomy.

Degrees

• Bachelors of Science - DMS
• Complete program in 36 months
• Learn to perform diagnostic ultrasound examinations via scanning techniques and protocols 
specific to the abdomen, pelvis, pregnancy/ obstetric, vascular, and musculoskeletal anatomy
• Become eligible for relevant ARDMS registry exam upon graduation
• Academic Associates of Science - DMS
• Complete program in 21 to 24 months
• Learn to perform diagnostic ultrasound examinations via scanning techniques and protocols 
specific to the abdomen, breast pregnancy/ obstetric, and vascular systems
• Scholarships are available to those who qualify
• Accreditation and Licensure
Use the many resources that WCUI’s has developed to become eligible for relevant registries upon 
graduation*
• The American Registry of Radiologic Technology - ARRT.org
• American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography - ARDMS.org

* These registry’s are independent organizations and the prerequisites for eligibility can change 
at any time without WCUI’s knowledge or consent. This document is meant to be a guide only and all
students should review the registry’s website for the most up-to-date information.

Programs Objectives

Graduates of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program will:

1.  Demonstrate a commitment to the field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, including:

•  Vascular Ultrasound

•  Abdominal Ultrasound

•  Gynecology and Obstetrics Ultrasound

•  Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

•  Ultrasound procedures for biopsy

•  Preventative and screening protocols

2.  Demonstrate introductory level knowledge of arts and humanities and social and behavioral sciences.

3.  Read and listen with understanding and express oneself effectively in written and spoken English.

4.  Demonstrate problem-solving techniques in the basic concepts and principles of the biological and physical sciences.

5.  Solve mathematical and computational problems.

6.  Relate anatomy and physiology to the field of diagnostic medical sonography.

7.  Demonstrate entry level clinical knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the care of patients undergoing ultrasound procedures.

8.  Demonstrate a commitment to ethics and professionalism.

9.  Be eligible for an entry level position as an ultrasound technologist.

10.  Develop skills for lifelong learning.


FEDERAL PROGRAM DISCLOSURES
Important Information - Gainful Employment disclosure for this program