Diagnostic Medical Sonography
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is a non- transfer program. This certificate program provides an opportunity for student to be educated and trained the healthcare career of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The objective of the program is to graduate students who are competent and confident in providing excellent patient care in the field of sonography.
The goal of our DMS program is to graduate students who demonstrate a high competency in anatomy and pathology, as seen on the ultrasound exam and the skills necessary to perform the ultrasound exam. Students will be evaluated on didactic learning in Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation, hands on scanning skills, communication skills, patient care and critical thinking ability.
Students will practice ultrasound scanning skills with ultrasound equipment in the campus lab. Those skills will be carried out and enhanced in an affiliated medical center by training on the job, scanning patients.
The didactic education will prepare the student for taking the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Physics and Instrumentation examination. After graduation the student will be required to work an additional year in the sonography field before taking the ARDMS specialty examination.
With completion of Associate of Science required course work the student will receive an Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
San Jacinto Campus
(951) 487-MSJC (6752)
Counseling (951) 487-3255
Menifee Valley Campus
(951) 672-MSJC (6752)
Counseling (951) 639-5255
Colleen Saunders (951) 639-5565
Nursing and Allied Health Department