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Top Schools for Ultrasound and Sonography Technology

Read about programs in ultrasound and sonography technology available at top colleges and universities in the U.S. Find summaries of the program options at four universities, and find a list of other schools in the country that provide training for ultrasound and sonography technologists.

School Information

Diagnostic medical sonography or ultrasound technology programs typically lead to an associate's or a bachelor's degree. Programs can be found at Newman University, the University of Oklahoma and Seattle University.

1. Newman University in Wichita, KS

School Highlight: Sonography programs at this university will ready students for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers exams.

In the Bachelor of Science in Sonography program, students use diagnostic ultrasound techniques to examine the abdominal, cardiac and vascular parts of patients' bodies. Graduates are eligible for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers exam. Once employed, they work under the supervision of medical doctors or osteopathic physicians. An Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology is also offered, in addition to a program in CT Certification.

2. University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK

School Highlight: The university's College of Allied Health houses four health clinics.

The university offers a B.S. in Sonography and a B.S. in Radiography. There is also a B.S. in Radiation Therapy. A B.A. in Radiation Sciences can be completed online in 18 months.

3. Seattle University in Seattle, WA

School Highlight: The Diagnostic Ultrasound program at this school has acquired accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

Through the university's Department of Diagnostic Ultrasound in its College of Science and Engineering, undergraduates can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Ultrasound. Once enrolled, students take courses in the basic sciences and liberal arts and have access to a wide range of ultrasound specialties.

Top Ultrasound and Sonography Technology Programs

School Name Distinction Location
Bryan College of Health Sciences Offers associate and bachelor's degrees in diagnostic medical sonography, sonography and as an ultrasound technician Lincoln, NE
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Associate degree in Radiologic Technology Los Angeles, CA
Columbia Basin University Associate's degree program in diagnostic ultrasound Pasco, WA
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences Associate's and online bachelor's degree programs in diagnostic medical sonography Orlando, FL
Kettering College of Medical Arts Bachelor's degree program in diagnostic medical sonography Kettering, OH
Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences Associate's degree in sonography Lancaster, PA
Mercy College of Health Sciences Associate's degree program in sonography Des Moines, IA

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