Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences
Waters College of Health Professions

Sonography Degree Concentration

Format: In person at Armstrong Campus
Credit Hours: 130
Students accepted: 20 (variable depending on the number of available sites)
Clinical sites: 20, including distant sites in various states (variable depending on the number of available sites)
Program Coordinator: Mrs. Myka Bussey-Campbell

The sonography concentration will train you in the latest sonographic technology and prepare you to enter a growing career field as a certified sonographer.

Using sound waves to examine organs, muscles and vascular structures, sonographers perform everything from obstetrics imaging to cardiac imaging. Your coursework will cover everything from clinical settings, scanning techniques, invasive procedures and sonography specialties.

Students are required to complete clinical education courses at two or more distant clinical education centers. Students are responsible for travel and lodging expenses associated with attending these centers.

Jobs in Sonography

A Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences with a concentration in Sonography will equip you for a variety of careers, including:

  • Sonographer
  • Ultrasound technologist
  • Ultrasonographer

Professional Licensure

The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences anticipates that graduates of this program will seek the following professional state licenses or national certifications: Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, (RDMS)

The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences has determined that the required classes and educational activities of this academic program will qualify a graduate of this program to take the exam for a state license (or certificate) in Georgia or any other state or territory. For required disclosures on whether this program satisfies the license requirements of all states and territories for a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer click https://www.sdms.org/advocacy/state-licensure  to check the requirements of your state or territory.

Program Outcomes

2018 Data

Credential Success Rate
Number of students taking ABD credential17
Number earning ABD credential from ARDMS15
Number earning ABD credential from ARRT
Total number earning ABD credential15
ABD credential success rate88%
Credential Success Rate
Number of students taking OB-GYN credential6
Number earning OB-GYN credential from ARDMS 6
Number earning OB-GYN credential from ARRT
Total number earning OB-GYN credential6
OB-GYN credential success rate 100%
Job Placement
General Concentration (ABD and OB/GYN)
Number of graduates in 201817
Number of graduates employed 16
Job placement rate94%
Attrition Rate
General Concentration (ABD and OB/GYN)
Number of students admitted18
Number of students graduating17
Attrition rate 94%

Do You Have Questions? Contact Us!

Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus
Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Dept #4901
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419

Radiologic Sciences

Phone: 912-344-2802
Fax: 912-344-3442

Program Contacts

Last updated: 10/5/2020

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus 

Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Dept # 4901
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419