Request More Information About Medical Imaging – Ultrasonography


Degrees type: Associate, Bachelor

Main Campus

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.

Program Highlights

  • Enjoy technological advances with state-of-the-art equipment and labs

  • Specialize in a variety of ultrasound examinations

  • Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs


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Making a Difference One Scan at a Time

Bradley Mikitko loved Mount Aloysius so much that he received two degrees from MAC! His life is the definition of Service and he continues to represent the Mercy Values.

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A New Look for Science

Pierce Hall has new labs and a new look, and students are loving it.

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Mercy off the Mountain

Rachel Harris continues to incorporate the Mercy Value of Service through her work at The Cleveland Clinic as an MRI technologist and through volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations.

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A Letter from a Mountie

Jacob, '18, shares some thoughts on his experiences and lessons from his time at Mount Aloysius.

Watch a video to learn more about the medical imaging program.

Watch a video with alum Morgan Glover talking about the medical imaging program.

Watch a video about what to expect when visiting Mount Aloysius.

Hospitals are looking for Mount Aloysius graduates. They think very highly of our education.

Stephanie Almasy
CT Operator, Johns Hopkins | Class of ’16

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Medical Imaging – Radiography (2+2)
Nursing – Traditional BSN (Accelerated)

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Request More Information About Communication Studies

Degrees type: Bachelor

Main Campus

At Mount Aloysius College, students can design classes to meet their career goals. Professional options for this exciting major are growing and changing. Today’s career opportunities are found in many areas: Theatre, Journalism, Commercial writing, Public speaking, Digital and social media, Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing, and a wide variety of other related fields.

Our world consumes vast amounts of information. Communicators create and distribute content that fuels life in the 21st Century. Studying this exciting discipline at Mount Aloysius College prepares you for the future. New models of communication are evolving. Many involve traditional skill-sets. Our faculty understand this evolution.