Associate in Applied Science Degree

Available at: West Campus

Program Overview

Echocardiography is a diagnostic medical procedure that uses high frequency sound waves to produce dynamic visual images of the heart. Echocardiology is increasingly being used in the detection and treatment of heart disease, heart attack and vascular disease that can lead to stroke.


Deadline to apply is December 1 (each year). Students will receive written notification of acceptance to the program. Stude


This program is accredited by:

  • The Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • The Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • The American Medical Association Department of Allied Medical Professions and Services
  • The Texas Education Agency
  • The Veterans Administration

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.

Page last updated March 30, 2021.