Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Ultrasound Technologist training program

Program Detail

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is a 2-year Hybrid program that will train you to generate images used for assessing and diagnosing various medical conditions. The role of a diagnostic medical sonographer is critically important in helping doctors make accurate diagnoses. Students will be educated on the necessary technical skills to perform abdominal, obstetrical and gynecological, and vascular sonography procedures.

Program Objective

The objective of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is not only to prepare students to become skilled sonographers but also to equip them with the essential knowledge of the vital principles and instrumentation of Diagnostic Ultrasound.

Clinical Externship

At the end of the program, the student will be scheduled for clinical externship where he/she can gain hands-on experience in a physician’s office, hospital, or imaging centers under the supervision and control of the AIHT, overseen by a designated site supervisor. Externships allow students to develop skills and allows them to make connections with working professionals.

AIHT has clinical affiliations with numerous healthcare facilities where students will be placed at one or more of these affiliated sites and must complete their clinical hours based on the schedule provided by the school. Students are not permitted to begin the internship until all required classroom and lab hours are completed.

Program Guide

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Pre-requisites

  • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Passing score on the Wonderlic Exam
  • Interview with Program Director
  • Statement of Purpose Essay
  • Minimum requirement of technical and health standards

The program has a discernment application process. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee you will be accepted into the program. Out of all the applicants, those who are considered most qualified for the study and practice of sonography will be admitted. This Hybrid program require individuals to provide proof of Connecticut Residency.

Class Schedule

The classes meet Monday – Friday. The day schedule is from 9 am – 2 pm. The next day class is starting September 13th, 2021.

Financial Assistance

  • FAFSA
  • Student Payment Plan