Echocardiography Program

This is our full 18 month certificate in Echocardiography.  This is your program if you have a BS degree or an AS in a health related field.

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Vascular Program

This is our full 18 month certificate in Vascular Ultrasound.  This is your program if you have a BS degree or an AS in a health related field.

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Echo or Vascular Ultrasound CrossOver Program

This is our 3 - 6 month short course for currently registered Sonographers wishing to become proficient in either Echocardiography or Vascular Ultrasound.  

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Your Ultrasound Training

The ultrasound certificate programs, of Academy of Ultrasound, train students who want to gain the knowledge and skills needed to work as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. Students entering ultrasound technician certificate programs today  have already earned an Allied Health degree or a degree in another discipline and want to upgrade and expand skills. Sonographers are familiar to most people as professionals who produce ultrasound images of fetuses, they also create images of a variety of organs, soft tissues and blood flows.


As a minimum, Academy of Ultrasound's certificate sonography programs require students applying for admission to have earned an Associate’s degree in an Allied Health field or a Bachelors Degree in any area.

Program Duration

Earning a sonography certificate usually takes 18 months, but may take longer if additional clinical training is needed.  Clinical training may be completed concurrently with the didactic training or completed after all coursework is completed.

Why Choose The Academy of Ultrasound's Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program?

  • All didactic course work is completed in a Distance Learning (on-line) format
  • Our program has been delivered in a Distance Learning (on-line) format for over 9 years
  • Our programs conform to the 2017 National Sonography Education Curriculum of JRC-DMS
  • Students are eligible to sit for the ARDMS or CCI Certification examinations upon graduation
  • Clinical education can usually be arranged close to students home
  • Students work closely with registered ultrasound faculty
  • Academy of Ultrasound's faculty are experienced and registered techonologists in the field in which they instruct
  • According to the latest SDMS Salary Survey, the median salary figure for sonographers is $66,768



Next Step...

Contact us today for an application and schedule of our upcoming programs.