Diagnostic Medical Sonography program
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This is a limited access program. Continuing enrollment approval will be required to enroll in the program specific courses based on a selection process after completing the General Education classes required.
Completion of the following courses with a grade of 'C' or better is required before being considered for admission into the program: BSC1085C (Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Lab), ENC1101 (Introduction to Composition), MAC1105 (College Algebra) and PHY1020 (Energy and its Environmental Effects).
- Students must have a standard high school diploma (or GED) and be at least 18 years of age to enroll.
Admissions into the program will be contingent on the satisfactory completion of both a drug screen and a background check consisting of a fingerprint check of state and federal criminal history information conducted through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The program is anticipated to be open for Summer 2024 enrollment, and pending SACSCOCs approval.
- Students will be trained to understand the technology and perform abdominal and OB/GYN procedures, as well as participate in clinical experiences to enhance and master skills for entry level sonography positions.
- This field is a rapidly growing area in the medical profession with excellent job opportunities available throughout the state.
- The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (FDEO) reports that job growth in our area for diagnostic medical sonography will be over 20.7% in the next eight (8) years, with a mean salary of $68,390.