Get a better look at your future with a diagnostic sonography degree.
Medical professionals now have access to the most sophisticated equipment ever designed, and understanding how to properly operate it is key for successfully diagnosing the needs of patients. If you want to begin your career as a diagnostic sonographer, we’ve got the education and training you need to get where you want to go. Let us help you make a difference in the lives of others—you’ll love how it feels. This is a limited enrollment program.
- Our curriculum has been designed by industry practitioners to give you the most up-to-date training and knowledge on all the tools used by sonographers in their day-to-day duties.
- Combining classroom work, hands-on lab training and clinical experience, you’ll gain all the skills you need to start a rewarding career as a sonographer.
- The Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Sonography degree program at Baker College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
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Diagnostic Sonography (Abdomen/OBGYN) classes are taught exclusively at the Owosso campus. Plus, general education and prerequisite courses are typically available through Baker Online, Online Live, and on all campuses throughout Michigan.Learn More
Enrollment in the Diagnostic Sonography (Abdomen/OB-GYN) program is limited, and admission is highly competitive. High-performing incoming freshmen may qualify for guaranteed enrollment and a $6,000-per-year scholarship through our direct admission program.Learn More
Why Study Diagnostic Sonography?
Through academic and clinical training, students are prepared for a career as a diagnostic sonographer. Over the course of your studies, you will become proficient in a number of different sonographic techniques, including those required to conduct abdominal, obstetric, gynecological and integrated vascular ultrasounds.
Using diagnostic ultrasound, sonographers gather the information physicians need to treat ailments and disorders. While using critical thinking skills and applying knowledge of scanning techniques for general disease, students take sonographic images and ensure patient safety.
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The Baker College Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Sonography degree program is a two-year, CAAHEP-accredited program consisting of 78 credit hours (28 hours of prerequisites and 50 hours of major courses). Our curriculum includes human anatomy and physiology, three clinical experiences with required lab hours and a capstone.
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The College of Health Science is proud to offer courses that include Extended Reality (XR) learning. These experiences provide immersive, hands-on learning that will prepare you for a successful career in the healthcare field.
Outcomes & Performance
The mission of the diagnostic medical sonography program is to provide didactic and clinical education, which enables qualified students to achieve strong communication, critical thinking and technical skills required to maintain entry-level employment and become a registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS) with integrated vascular proficiency.
External peer review is the primary means of ensuring and improving the quality of higher education institutions and programs in the United States. This recognition is accomplished through program accreditation, approval or certification. The diagnostic sonography degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL. 33775; phone: 727-210-2350; fax: 727-210-2354; on the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS), 6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500. Ellicott City, MD 21043.
This program is offered in-person on our campus in Owosso. In Michigan our students come from Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Dearborn, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Owosso, Traverse City, and many other locations. Beyond Michigan, our online graduates hail from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and other states.
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Core courses for this degree program are not offered through Baker Online.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available through Baker Online each semester.Baker Online
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Core courses for this degree program are not offered through Online Live.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available through Online Live each semester.Online Live