Offered at both the Main and Branch Campuses
The Ultrasound Technician program is a comprehensive program designed to prepare the graduate to become a certified ultrasound technician. Students will learn skills in patient care as it applies to ultrasound techniques, while observing patient rights, as well as those needed to pass the requirements to become a certified ultrasound technician.
All prospective students must complete the TABE test and score a 12.0 or higher
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to perform the duties of a certified ultrasound technician to include:
- Preparation of the patient for ultrasound procedures
- Performing ultrasound on the patient
- Explanation of the ultrasound procedure to the patient
To qualify for graduation from this program the students must demonstrate competency in ultrasound procedures and successfully complete 1000 hours of clinical externship. Graduates will receive the necessary training to work in diagnostic laboratories, doctor’s offices hospitals, mobiles imaging units and veterinary clinics.