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    Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    Description: The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program provides patient services using diagnostic ultrasound under the supervision of a physician who is responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures. The sonographer assists in gathering data necessary to help reach a diagnostic decision.

    Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ultrasound) is a fast growing medical specialty in the imaging field. Graduates are employed in medical centers and hospitals. The program provides students with theory, lab and clinical instruction in General Diagnostic Medical Sonography. They are also introduced to peripheral vascular imaging.

    Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 in cooperation with the Joint Review Commission of Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS), 6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD 21043 443.973.3251 phone | 866.738.3444 fax | www.jrcdms.org

    Degree Prerequisites: Must read and write at college level; can be demonstrated by course equivalency, or by meeting all current reading and writing requirements for completion of RHT101 (Rhetoric and Composition I); PHY100 (General Physics) or DMS100 (Introduction to Imaging Physics); MAT085 (Algebra & Geometry II) or must meet current college math requirement for completion of MAT085; BIS240 (Human Anatomy and Physiology I); and AHL120 (Comprehensive Medical Terminology). Completion of the Allied Health, Math and Science prerequisites must not be more than 5 years old. All prerequisite coursework must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. All tests scores must be within the last two years.

    Contacts:
    Program Coordinator: Debra L. Krukowski, B.S., ARDMS, ARRT(R) ultrasound@triton.edu
    Counselor: Mary Casey-Incardone marycasey@triton.edu
    Admission Specialist: Linda Green lindagreen@triton.edu

    Degree
       • Diagnostic Medical Sonography Degree (Associate in Applied Science - C217E)

    Deadlines follow the Allied Health Admissions Process: Early applications given priority.

    Additional Information
       • Degree Program Admission Checklist
       • Triton College Application
       • Health Careers Application
       • Evaluating DMS Degree Applicants
       • Chargeback Information

    Attending an information session is ENCOURAGED. By attending an information session you will learn what is expected of you as an applicant, as well as the functionality of the program.

    Applicants should not apply to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program until they have successfully completed the prerequisites for the program.

     

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