Sonography is a rapidly growing technology, used to locate, evaluate, and record pertinent anatomical, pathological, and functional data to aid the physician in the diagnosis of disease and injury. The graduate of this program may be employed in a wide variety of health care settings. The STCC program is a careful blend of didactic, laboratory, and hands-on clinical experiences that prepares the successful graduate for the specialties of abdominal and OB/GYN sonography.
The Program is currently accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) via Joint Review Committee on Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) for a “general” ultrasound concentration.
The following is the contact information for CAAHEP and JRC-DMS.
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
6201 University Boulevard, Suite 500
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon successful completion of the Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation course(s), students may apply to sit for the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (A.R.D.M.S.) credentialing exam in Sonographic Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) exam. Upon successful near completion of the program, students may apply to sit for the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (A.R.D.M.S.) credentialing exams in the specialty exams in both abdominal and OB/Gyn ultrasound. Students will also have to have a physical examination, immunizations, and a recommendation from the examining physician that s/he is physically fit for the program and subsequent clinical affiliation.
Minimum Grade Requirement: The Sonography student must achieve a minimum grade of “C” (73%) in each Sonography course and in the health science and science courses required by the program. All health requirements must be maintained. Students not meeting program requirements will be withdrawn.
Upon the successful completion of all requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Science in Diagnostic Medical Imaging will be awarded.