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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Associate in Science Degree

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program was first accredited as a one year certificate program for the General learning concentration in 1989. The program matriculated with the first AS degree class in 1990, as part of a cooperative partnership between Valencia College and Orlando Regional Healthcare.

In 1992, the DMS program received its first continuing accreditation for General learning concentration and was granted accreditation.  Diagnostic Medical Sonography remains as an accredited program serving the Central Florida community.

Valencia's program is one of the best for preparing men and women for a career in sonography, by connecting students directly to situations sonographers face today. The program offers real-life lessons to help students build skills and confidence.

Students who complete the program are prepared to take the National Registry Exams and can go on to work as a sonographer and/or pursue higher degrees.

The Program Guide, application and application deadline may be found at http://valenciacollege.edu/west/health.

Misson/Goals

Outcomes:

Class 2013-2015

Attrition rate - 42%

Job Placement - 100%

Credential Success Rates- 100% of students taking exams

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography


Valencia's program is one of the best for preparing men and women for a career in sonography, by connecting students directly to situations sonographers face today. The program offers real-life lessons to help students build skills and confidence.

Students who complete the program are prepared to take the National Registry Exams and can go on to work as a sonographer and/or pursue higher degrees.

 

 

Interested in a career in Diagnostic Medical Sonography? Click here to see video that cover the following topics:

  • A typical day
  • Qualifications for the job
  • Best and worst parts of the job
  • Advice for someone interested in this line of work