Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Available at: Windward Campus

Program overview

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Ultrasound Technologist) is a skilled person qualified by academic and clinical education to provide patient services using diagnostic ultrasound under the supervision of a qualified doctor of medicine or osteopathy, whose responsibility is the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures. The sonographer scans the patient and provides the physician with adequate information to make the best possible diagnosis.


Deadline to apply is December 1 (each year). Students will receive written notification of acceptance to the program. Students must have completed a Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) certificate program or show proof of exemption.


The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Del Mar College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

The Goals and Philosophy of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program are in adherence with the Division, the College and the accreditation body. The goals reaffirm the program's commitment to meet the diverse needs of the students, the college and the community.

As required by 34 CFR 668.43(c): Del Mar College has not yet made the determination if the curriculum of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Associate in Applied Science, meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in any U.S. Territory or state other than Texas.


Page last updated February 26, 2024.