Sonography allows organs, tissues and vessels to be imaged with high-frequency sound waves. The technologist uses equipment that emits sound waves into the body. These waves bounce off tissues and send back “echoes” that are converted into images. Sonography is used to image organs, blood vessels and fetuses.
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.
Number of Clinical sites: 20 including distant sites in various states (variable depending on the number of available sites).
Number of Students accepted: 20 (variable depending on the number of available sites)
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.
Last updated: 6/23/2020
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
Medical Laboratory Science
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