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Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Vascular

Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Vascular
Associate Degree
70 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Flexible Learning Options

Numerous classes in this program are offered in one or more of these formats. Learn more.

What You’ll Learn

Diagnostic medical sonography, more commonly known as ultrasound, is a diagnostic medical procedure that uses high frequency sounds waves to produce medical images of organs, tissues, or blood flow inside the body. A career in diagnostic medical sonography is never boring — in fact, it’s an exciting opportunity where every day is different and the work you do plays a critical role in assisting physicians with patient diagnoses. It’s a growing field too, as the demand for sonographers continues to increase as our population ages. In fact, we typically see a 100 percent placement rate for graduates from our program — our students go on to work in hospital-based medical imaging departments where they perform abdominal, pelvic and vascular examinations. Sonographers are also employed in dedicated vascular departments or obstetric departments, and many sonographers work in outpatient clinics or mobile imaging services.

As a student in the BTC Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Vascular program, you’ll be trained in general, obstetric and vascular technology. You’ll also learn other skills that are needed to be successful in this field — critical thinking, good judgment, and excellent communication. The program is full-time and includes online and face-to-face classes with one-on-one student clinical instructor learning.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Average Wage

$75,561

*based on WTCS Outcomes Report for 2017 Graduates

Potential Careers

Sonographer/Vascular Technologist
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Student Ultrasonographer


Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Vascular
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