According to the 2015 US News & World Report 100 Best Jobs list, diagnostic medical sonography is #8 in health care jobs and #12 overall.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at UNMC is part of the Department of Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences. Our program offers Radiographers the unique opportunity to advance their careers in the field of sonography.
The 12-month program consists of lectures, labs, and over 1100 hours of supervised clinical instruction. A comprehensive knowledge base and clinical competency are achieved through a plan of study that focuses on increasing proficiency under the guidance of qualified faculty and staff.
A Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences or a Post Baccalaureate Professional Certificate is awarded upon completion of the program. Graduates are eligible to take the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography credentialing exams in Sonographic Principles and Instrumentation, Abdomen, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pediatric Sonography.
“UNMC has a good reputation. The 12-month program is appealing and fully prepares us to enter the workforce because we see a wide range of studies with ability for hands-on learning.” - S. Liss, Class of 2014