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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Certificate (4002)

sonography Sonographers perform technical procedures necessary to produce diagnostic sonograms, provide quality patient care, and are committed to professionalism and life long learning. They are employed by hospitals, clinics, and private diagnostics practices.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, offered at the Ghazvini Center for Healthcare Education, emphasizes the responsibilities of the sonographer in promoting high clinical standards within the field of Sonography through education. To better prepare students for their work environments, the program includes both classroom and clinical training

The certificate program is 42 credit hours and usually takes 16 months to complete. 

Upon completion of this program and completion of required clinical experiences, graduates are eligible to take the examinations of American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and/or the specialty examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

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Program Purpose:
To prepare students to become sonographers who can perform safely and effectively as members of the healthcare team. Sonographers perform technical procedures necessary to produce diagnostic sonograms. Upon completion of this program and completion of required clinical experiences, graduates are eligible to take the examinations of the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and/or the specialty examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Employment Types:
Sonographers are employed by hospitals, clinics and private diagnostic practices.

Program Length:
42 credit hours

Admission Requirements:
Applicants to the Sonography certificate program must complete all admission requirements to the College and have an overall GPA of at least 2.50. Applicants must hold a minimum of an associate degree in a clinically based healthcare profession (e.g. Registered Nursing, EMS, Dental Hygiene, Respiratory Care, Radiologic Technology, Nuclear Medicine, Surgical Technology) from a regionally accredited institution and hold the appropriate current, unencumbered license and/or certification.

Program Application:
This is a limited-access program. Application procedures must be completed by the published deadline. Applicants must submit a TCC admission application and a healthcare program application.

See Additional Healthcare Program Requirements  for more important information.

Academic Division:
Healthcare Professions, Ghazvini Center for Healthcare Education

Contact:
(850) 558-4500 or healthedu@tcc.fl.edu

Course Information


Spring II (6 credit hours)


Note:


All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.


Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail enrollment@tcc.fl.edu.

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