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.

INTERESTED IN SCHEDULING AN ULTRASOUND WITH OUR STUDENTS?

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

 

Instructor demonstrating a sonogram on a mannequin in the SimLife Center Student reviewing a sonogram image on a computer monitor Student practicing a sonogram on another student with two other students and the instructor observing

 

Joining Our Program

Information Sessions

During this session, we will review the Sonography Admission Packet, go over application requirements and what to expect once accepted into the program. This gives students and parents the opportunity to meeting with program faculty prior to applying for the program.

DATES

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm

LOCATION

Davidson Family Health Sciences Building
Lecture Hall - Room 100

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

    MC Testing Services
  • 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

Apply for General Scholarships through the Financial Aid Portal

How to Apply

  1. Login to your My MC Portal
  2. Click the Students tab
  3. Click the "Financial Aid Portal" link
  4. Under Log In, provide your Social Security Number and password. If you do not have a password, click the "First Time User" link at the bottom-right and follow prompts.

For additional general scholarship details and deadlines, visit the General Scholarships page.

General Scholarships

Missing the "Financial Aid Portal" link?

To have access to the Financial Aid portal and apply for scholarships, the student's FAFSA application must be on file with MC Financial Aid.

If the students FAFSA application is not on file with MC Financial Aid, the student must fill out the FAFSA application first and once processed, will be able to complete the general scholarship application.

FAFSA Information

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.

2017-2018 Program Outcomes

  • Student Retention: 77%
  • Job Placement: 80%
  • Credential Success Rates
    • Abdominal/Superficial Structures: 0%
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology: 57%
    • SPI: 75%

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

WHY STUDY SONOGRAPHY AT MC?

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.

 

 

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