Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Announcement

The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (www.jrcdms.org).

CAAHEP is located at: 9355 113th St. N #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, Phone: 727-210-2350, Fax: 727-210-2354

The deadline for completed applications for January 2023 admission class consideration is June 10.

Completed applications must include all required transcripts, support materials, and standardized test scores, if applicable. After June 10, applications will be processed for January 2024 admission class.

About the Program

Make a difference as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer and join one of the fastest-growing fields in health care! Sonography is a highly-skilled, operator-dependent imaging modality that uses advanced instrumentation to create images from inside the human body. Physicians heavily rely on sonographers to be the “eyes” inside the patient and aid in identifying medical diagnoses.

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Catalog

Download a copy of our Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program catalog, containing the mission, goals, and curriculum information.

DMS Program Catalog [PDF]

Ultrasound is commonly used to monitor fetal growth and understand the heart, the abdomen, and the vascular and musculoskeletal systems. Our faculty-to-student ratio is 1:6 in the skills laboratory, and there are a significant number of hands-on clinical hours which enable you to experience a large number and type of sonography procedures.

Program Design

The challenging academic and exceptional clinical curricula of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences is purposefully designed to educate entry-level practitioners who are well prepared to provide compassionate, ethical, and evidence-based patient care when delivering sonographic imaging services.

High-Quality Education and Placement

As a graduate, you will be able to seek entry-level employment at many hospitals, outpatient imaging facilities, clinics, and doctors’ offices. Sonographers perform their duties in diagnostic labs, trauma centers, emergency rooms, operating rooms, interventional suites, labor and delivery facilities, and at the bedside.

University and College Affiliations

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program offers a 27-month dual enrollment program in collaboration with Alvernia University. With dual enrollment admission, students will be simultaneously enrolled in the hospital-based Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program offered at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences and Alvernia University’s Associate of Science degree. Dual enrollment is structured to provide a seamless career mobility pathway while providing our graduates with the knowledge, skills, and credentials to sit for the national certification examination.