This is a 21-month certificate program designed to produce competent sonographers through educational and clinical experiences at the region's premier academic health center. The program's location in the University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital means students learn from the top faculty and clinicians in their fields, and the setting provides KU students with exposure to the latest in equipment and procedures
A certificate from the University of Kansas is awarded to the student upon successful completion of the program. Graduates are eligible to take the national registry examinations given by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in adult cardiac sonography, and will then be qualified to work in hospitals, clinics and doctors' offices as members of the dynamic healthcare team of the future.
The program was first available as an academic program in the School of Health Professions (formerly the School of Allied Health) in 2004 and is provided by Mid-America Cardiology in The University of Kansas Hospital.
ONET Code: 29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
CIP Code: 51.0910
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
CIP Program Description: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to utilize medical ultrasound techniques to gather sonographic data used to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases. Includes instruction in obtaining, reviewing, and integrating patient histories and data; patient instruction and care; anatomic, physiologic and pathologic data recording; sonographic data processing; sonography equipment operation; and professional standards and ethics. More info
Total tuition and fees (for entire program completed in normal time): $14, 859.13
Tuition and Fees for KU Medical Center programs are provided by the Office of the Registrar.
Total estimated costs for books and supplies for the entire program: $750
Room and board on campus: NOT APPLICABLE.
Due to the number of students who have completed this program in the last year, certain information is not included in these disclosures to protect the confidentiality of the student.