The Mount Aloysius College Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences Department offers students Medical Imaging Ultrasonography degrees in either an Associate’s or Bachelor’s program. The Associate’s program focuses on the study of
- superficial structures
- the abdomen
- gynecology, and
- obstetric sonography.
Both programs help students advance their careers through a balance of liberal arts and technical coursework. Bachelor’s students will be exposed to study in the business and management of medical imaging in various healthcare settings.
Throughout Mount Aloysius students benefit from small class sizes, the close support of committed faculty, and a welcoming learning community. Mount Aloysius offers students a values-oriented and competency-based education, great opportunities for community service, and an overall college experience that fosters personal and, ultimately, professional growth.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is designed to prepare competent entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Mount Aloysius College is designed to prepare students with the ability to perform diagnostic ultrasound examinations required of an entry-level general sonographer. Throughout the length of the program, students will have the opportunity to study the anatomy, physiology and pathology of scanned organ systems, recognize different sonographic patterns, and provide accurate and technical clinical presentations to an interpreting radiologist.