Is an Online Sonography Education Possible?

Yes! Colorado Technical University is an accredited US institution offering programs to train individuals to become outstanding sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 51,630 people employed as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed today. Online schools like Colorado Technical University have been proven to help successfully launch workers into this field.

Sonography Common Job Tasks
  • diagnosing ailments
  • operating equipment
  • explaining the procedure to the patient
  • recording medical history
  • looking for subtle visual cues that contrast healthy areas with unhealthy ones
  • deciding whether the images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes
  • taking measurements
  • analyzing the results in preliminary findings for the physicians
  • keeping patient records
  • adjusting and maintaining equipment
Popular Journals & Magazines Sonography Organizations Related Professions Currently in Demand
  • Diagnostic medical sonographer
  • Obstetric and gynecologic sonographer
  • Abdominal sonographer
  • Neurosonographer
  • Breast sonographer
  • Cardiovascular technologist and technician
  • Clinical laboratory technologist and technician
  • Nuclear medicine technologist
  • Radiologic technologist and technician
  • Diagnostic cardiac sonographer
Top Cities for Sonography
  • Tallahassee
  • East Stroudsburg
  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Houston
  • Minneapolis
  • New York
  • San Francisco
Top States for Sonography
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Michigan
  • Illinois
  • Texas
  • Minnesota
  • New York
  • California
  • Washington
  • Oregon
Common Sonography Degree Program Names
  • BS in Radiologic Sciences
  • BS in Healthcare Administration
  • BS in Nursing
  • Bridge to MS in Nursing: Leadership in Health Care Systems (RN License Required)
  • MS in Health Care Administration
  • MS in Nursing: Leadership in Health Care Systems
  • BS in Medical Imaging Science
  • Advanced Start BS in Health Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science
  • Advanced Start BS in Healthcare Administration
Common Sonography Course Titles
  • Basic Sonography
  • Introduction to Sonographic Cross Sectional Anatomy I
  • Sonographic Scanning Protocol I
  • Sonographic Imaging of Medical/Surgical Diseases
  • Sonographic Clinical Practicum I
  • Abdominal Sonography II
  • Obstetric and Gynecology in Sonography II
  • Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation
  • Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Anatomy and Physiology I

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