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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Who Can Enroll

Adults Only

Sonographers use equipment that directs high frequency sound waves into a patient’s body. These waves reflect echoes and form an image that may be videotaped, transmitted, or photographed for diagnosis by a physician. During patient scans, technicians look for subtle clues that contrast healthy against unhealthy areas by taking measurements, calculating values, and analyzing the results into a preliminary finding report. The MNTC DMS program is a general learning concentration. Certification exams for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography ARDMS to include:

  • Sonography Principles and Instrumentation (SPI)
  • Abdomen (AB)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN)
Avg. Oklahoma Salary

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Hourly Annually
$22.46 - $44.32 $46,710 - $92,190
Career Paths
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Ultrasonographer

Student Organizations

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS)

Prerequisites apply, call 405.364.5763, Ext. 7260 for details.

PREREQUISITES
The following college-level prerequisites must be completed with a “C” or better before you may submit an application:

  • Algebra, Statistics, or higher mathematics course
  • General College-Level Physics and/or Radiographic Physics
  • Communication Skills*
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
    An additional Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab is not required for application or admission, however it will enrich the student's learning experience.
  • Medical Terminology  

*The Communications Skills requirement may be met by a variety of courses including English, Speech, or Composition.

Requirements

CLINICAL TRAVEL
Students are required to participate in MNTC-Diagnostic Medical Sonography clinical rotation sites based in Oklahoma City/Tulsa metropolitan area and outlying rural communities using their own transportation.

Please factor in all requirements when deciding to apply.