Important:

Urgent Registration Information!

Due to a recent system conversion, the process is different for Interim & Summer. Check out our registration status page for details and instructions!

close

Sonography

Are you interested in a career in the medical field? Would you like to play a crucial role in the diagnosis of someone who is ill? Are you looking for a career with variety? Sonography might be the career for you!

Sonography is the use of sound waves to generate an image that is used to assess and diagnose various conditions. Sonography is used to evaluate organs and tissue in many areas of the body. These specialties include vascular, obstetrics, gynecology, urology, and abdominal. A sonographer obtains the image necessary for a physician to diagnose and treat the patient.

A career in sonography offers a wide variety of exams and procedures. A sonographer must be a driven individual with excellent critical thinking skills.

 

Diagnostic Medical Sonography at MC Diagnostic Medical Sonography at MC Diagnostic Medical Sonography at MC

 

Program Details

  • Take the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (ATI TEAS) and score minimum level of proficient.

    MC Testing Center
  • Complete Clinical Site visit

  • Completion of the following immunizations:

Mumps-Measles-Rubella (MMR, 2 doses)
Hepatitis B (3 doses)
Varicella (Chicken Pox) - 2 doses or verification of disease
Tetanus Diphtheria Pertussis (Tdap) - 1 dose within the last 10 years

  • Completion of the following courses with a minimum grade of “C” or above

PHYS 1415, Physical Science I or PHYS 1401, College Physics I
BIOL 2401, Anatomy and Physiology I
MATH 1314, College Algebra
ENGL 1301, Composition I
HPRS 1106, Essentials of Medical Terminology

Apply for Scholarships

To apply for any MC Scholarship through AcademicWorks:

1. APPLY at https://midland.academicworks.com
2. Confirm the link sent to your email and complete application
3. Check your MC student email for notifications of award
4. Accept award & write your electronic thank you letter to the donor

*Already receiving a scholarship? Don't forget to update your application each semester! You will receive an email when it is time to do so.

Class meets on campus one day per week during each semester.

Clinical is completed at the assigned clinical site 3 days per week from 8-5.

Students are required to maintain CPR license and personal health insurance throughout the duration of the program.

2015-2016 Program Outcomes

Attrition: 17%

Job Placement: 90%

Credential Success Rates:

Abdominal/Superficial Structures: 100%

Obstetrics/Gynecology: 100%

SPI: 100%

Visit the course catalog for the most complete and up-to-date information.

WHY STUDY SONOGRAPHY AT MC?

Interested in scheduling an Ultrasound with our students?

  • Call (432) 685-5577 for an appointment
  • You must have a doctor
  • And be between 19-34 weeks gestation

PLEASE NOTE: Completion of Midland College degrees and/or certificates does not guarantee eligibility to take a certification/registry/licensure examination. The eligibility of each person is determined on an individual basis by the regulatory body of the specific discipline. If you have a conviction of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, physical or mental disability/illness, hospitalization/treatment for chemical dependency within the past five years, current intemperate use of drugs or alcohol or a previous denial of a licensure or action by a licensing authority, you will need to contact the specific regulatory body for an individual ruling. Some programs require a criminal background check and urine and drug screen.

Sonography Faculty

Laurie Fitzgerald
laurie fitzgerald
Clinical Director, Associate Professor
Sonography
Davidson Family Health Sciences Building, Room 110
(432) 685-4760
Placeholder
brandi havner
Department Chair, Instructor
Sonography
Davidson Family Health Sciences Building, Room 108
(432) 685-5572

Apply to MC Now

Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

How to Apply