Ultrasound Schools and Colleges in Sacramento with Course Info

Jan 02, 2019

There are two schools within 10 miles of downtown Sacramento that have an ultrasound program. Read an overview of one school's program, requirements and admission info and find out if it is right for you.

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Sacramento Ultrasound School

Those seeking ultrasound training typically obtain a certificate or degree in diagnostic medical sonography. Training programs in the Sacramento area are limited; however, students can pursue a certificate or associate's degree in diagnostic medical sonography at two schools in the area. Get further program details below, along with other important details of one school.

  • Cosumnes River College is a 2-year, public school in Sacramento, approximately 8 miles from the city's center. The school offers a certificate program and an associate's degree in diagnostic medical sonography.

School Information: At a Glance

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Cosumnes River College
Total Enrollment (2017) 14,120*
Campus Setting Large city
Tuition & Fees (2017-2018) $1,104 in-state
$8,208 out-of-state*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2016-2017) 73%*
Acceptance Rate (2017) N/A Open admissions*
Retention Rate (2017) 74% for full-time students
48% part-time students*
Graduation Rate (for students who began studies Fall 2014) 24% (10% transfer-out rate)*

Source: *NCES College Navigator

Cosumnes River College

Cosumnes River College offers students the opportunity to pursue employment opportunities after graduation or continue their education at a 4-year institution. The certificate and degree programs are housed under the divisions of business and family science; careers and technology; communication, visual and performing arts; library and technology services; humanities and social science; kinesiology, health and athletics; science, math and engineering; and student services and counseling. In addition to the diagnostic medical sonography programs, the Careers and Technology Division offers programs in allied health, veterinary technology, emergency medical technology, medical assisting, health information technology and nutrition and foods.

Certificate of Achievement/Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Certificate of Achievement and Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography have the same core requirements. Both the certificate and associate's degree programs have 60 credits of core requirements and combine academic coursework with professional experience. The curriculum includes coursework in ultrasound physics and instrumentation, abdominal scanning and pathology, small parts scanning, OB/GYN scanning, vascular scanning and sonography interpretation. Directed practices are offered in OB/GYN and abdominal scanning.

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