Students in the Ultrasound Lab

Diagnostic medical sonography, also referred to as ultrasound, is a dynamic field in the area of Allied Health. As part of the health care team, diagnostic medical sonographers perform diagnostic medical examinations utilizing specialized equipment to assist with patient care.

Baptist College of Health Sciences offers a bachelor of health science degree with a major in diagnostic medical sonography. The degree consists of 126 credit hours in specified courses. The courses include general education, sonography, and clinical practicum courses. Sonography and clinical practicum courses allow students to gain knowledge in multiple areas of sonography such as:

  • Abdominal sonography
  • Obstetrical and gynecological sonography
  • Breast sonography
  • Pediatric sonography
  • Vascular sonography
  • Adult and fetal echocardiography
  • Ultrasound physics

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Program Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation by the Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS). The program at Baptist College is accredited in both the general and vascular concentrations.