Community College of Rhode Island

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Flanagan Campus Only

Program & Course Descriptions

This is a two-year program offering an Associate Degree in Applied Science.

Occupational Description

The diagnostic medical sonographer provides patient services using medical ultrasound (high-frequency sound waves that produce images of internal structures). Working under the supervision of a physician responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures, the sonographer helps gather sonographic data to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases, as well as monitor fetal development.

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Last Updated: 3/22/14