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Sonography Degree Concentration

Program Goal: To prepare competent entry-level general sonographers in cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. 

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.

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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) and state licensure.

The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences has determined the required classes and educational activities of this academic program will qualify a graduate of this program to take the ARDMS Sonography Assessments for RDMS certification. The department has not determined whether this program satisfies the requirements of all states and territories for the RDMS certification and state licensure. Visit the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography to determine the requirements of your state or territory.

Program Outcomes

2020 Data

Credential Success Rate
Number of students taking ABD credential9
Number earning ABD credential from ARDMS9
Number earning ABD credential from ARRTN/A
Total number earning ABD credential9
ABD credential success rate100%
Credential Success Rate
Number of students taking OB-GYN credential10
Number earning OB-GYN credential from ARDMS 10
Number earning OB-GYN credential from ARRTN/A
Total number earning OB-GYN credential10
OB-GYN credential success rate 100%
Credential Success Rate
Number of students taking SPI exam19
Number of students passed the SPI exam19
SPI exam pass rate100%
Job Placement
General Concentration (ABD and OB/GYN)
Number of graduates in 202018
Number of graduates employed 15
Job placement rate83%
Retention Rate Rate
General Concentration (ABD and OB/GYN)
Number of students admitted20
Number of re-entry students (added to cohort)0
Number of students graduating18
Retention rate 95%

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: 912-344-2550
Fax: 912-344-3472

Program Contacts

Last updated: 9/27/2021