Certification for Sonography

The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) is an independent, not-for-profit organization founded in 1975 that administers examinations and awards the following credentials:

    RDMS® – Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer®
    RDCS® – Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer®
    RVT® – Registered Vascular Technologist®
    RPVI® – Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation®
    RMSK™ - Registered in Musculoskeletal™ sonography

ARDMS is the globally recognized standard of excellence in sonography and has certified more than 80,000 individuals.

ARDMS credentials document personal achievement of recognized professional standards. Credentials awarded by ARDMS are widely accepted in the medical community by ultrasound and vascular professional organizations.

Upon completion of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at UNMC, graduates are eligible to apply to take examinations on Abdomen, OB/GYN, Sonography Principles and Instrumentation, and Pediatric Sonography.

For more information regarding the ARDMS and requirements for registration, please contact:

The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
51 Monroe Street
Plaza East One
Rockville, Maryland 20850-2400