Offered as: Associate, Bachelor
Why Study Medical Imaging Ultrasonography at Mount Aloysius College?
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 the physics, the abdomen, and obstetrics. Bachelor’s students may opt to specialize on cerebrovascular sonography, abdominal and pelvic vasculature or upper and lower extremity vasculature.
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.
What do Medical Imaging Ultrasonographers do?
Ultrasound professionals help assess patients using modern imaging modalities to obtain useful images of internal organs. These images help their clinical partners, physicians and others diagnose and treat patients. They may specialize in obstetric and gynecologic, abdominal, breast, vascular or cardiac sonography.
The field of the Medical Imagists continues to expend. These healthcare professionals benefit from a variety of clinical setting in which to practice. A few include:
- State, local and private hospitals
- Physicians offices
- Medical and diagnostic laboratories
Are there job openings? How much will I make?
The demand for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers is expected to rise 26% from 2014 to 2024, an increase of 16,000 jobs.*
The average median wage for an Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in the state of Pennsylvania is $64,730.*
Who will teach me?
The Medical Imaging Ultrasonography program is comprised of full-time faculty who hold Doctoral or Master’s degrees in their respective disciplines. Bringing their varied backgrounds into the classroom, students are provided extensive knowledge as they are trained to be a Medical Imaging Ultrasonographer.
The Associates Degree is accredited by CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs).
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