Ultrasound Schools and Colleges in Sacramento with Course Info

There is one school within 10 miles of downtown Sacramento that has an ultrasound program. Read an overview of this school's program, requirements and admission info and find out if it is right for you.

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Sacramento Ultrasound School

Those seeking ultrasound training typically obtain a certificate or degree in diagnostic medical sonography. Training programs in the Sacramento area are limited; however, students can pursue a certificate or associate's degree in diagnostic medical sonography at one school in the area. Get further program details below, and find a table at the end of this article listing other important details of the school.

  • Cosumnes River College is a 2-year, public school in Sacramento, approximately 8 miles from the city's center. The school offers a certificate program and an associate's degree in diagnostic medical sonography.

Cosumnes River College

Cosumnes River College offers students the opportunity to pursue employment opportunities after graduation or continue their education at a 4-year institution. The certificate and degree programs are housed under the divisions of business and family science; careers and technology; communication, visual and performing arts; learning resources and college technology; humanities and social science; kinesiology, health and athletics; science, math and engineering; and student services and counseling. In addition to the diagnostic medical sonography programs, the Careers and Technology Division offers programs in allied health, veterinary technology, emergency medical technology, medical assisting, health information technology and nutrition and foods.

Certificate of Achievement/Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Certificate of Achievement and Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography have the same core requirements; however, the associate's degree requires that students complete an additional 18 credits of general education courses. Both the certificate and associate's degree programs have 55 credits of core requirements and combine academic coursework with professional experience. The curriculum includes coursework in ultrasound physics and instrumentation, abdominal scanning and pathology, small parts scanning, OB/GYN scanning, vascular scanning and sonogrpahy interpretation. Directed practices are offered in OB/GYN and abdominal scanning.

School Information: At a Glance

Use the table below to learn about tuition and other important attributes of this school.

Cosumnes River College
Total Enrollment (2011) 14,796*
Campus Setting Large city
Tuition & Fees (2011) $972 in-state
$6,318 out-of-state*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2011) 71%*
Acceptance Rate (2011) N/A Open admissions
Retention Rate (2011) 70% for full-time students
46% part-time students*
Graduation Rate (2011) 19% (11% transfer-out rate)*

Source: *NCES College Navigator.

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  • School locations:
    • Columbia (D.C.) campus Washington
    Areas of study you may find at George Washington University include:
      • Graduate: Doctorate, First Professional Degree, Master
      • Non-Degree: Certificate, Coursework
      • Post Degree Certificate: Post Master's Certificate, Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Clinical Laboratory Science Professions
      • Communication Disorders Sciences
      • Dental
      • Health and Fitness
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • Athletic Trainer
        • EMT and Paramedic
        • Physician Assistant
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
      • Medical Residency Programs
      • Nursing Professions
      • Public Health and Safety
      • Therapeutic and Rehabilitation Professions
      • Veterinary Medicine and Clinical Sciences
  • School locations:
    • Michigan campus Allendale
    Areas of study you may find at Grand Valley State University include:
      • Graduate: Master
      • Undergraduate: Bachelor
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Clinical Laboratory Science Professions
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical and Health Preparatory Sciences
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • Athletic Trainer
        • Physician Assistant
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
      • Nursing Professions
      • Therapeutic and Rehabilitation Professions
  • School locations:
    • Michigan campus Big Rapids
    Areas of study you may find at Ferris State University include:
      • Graduate: First Professional Degree, Master
      • Non-Degree: Certificate, Coursework
      • Post Degree Certificate: Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Clinical Laboratory Science Professions
      • Dental
      • Health and Fitness
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical and Health Preparatory Sciences
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • Medical Radiologic Therapist
        • Nuclear Medical Technologist
        • Respiratory Care Therapy
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
      • Nursing Professions
      • Optometric and Ophthalmic Services
      • Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration
  • School locations:
    • New York campus Rochester
    Areas of study you may find at Rochester Institute of Technology include:
      • Graduate: Master
      • Non-Degree: Certificate, Coursework
      • Post Degree Certificate: Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Clinical Laboratory Science Professions
      • Health and Fitness
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • Athletic Trainer
        • Nuclear Medical Technologist
        • Physician Assistant
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
      • Medical Informatics and Illustration
      • Nutrition Services
      • Optometric and Ophthalmic Services
      • Public Health and Safety
  • School locations:
    • Oklahoma campus Oklahoma City
    Areas of study you may find at Oklahoma State University include:
      • Non-Degree: Certificate, Coursework
      • Undergraduate: Associate
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical Assisting
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • EMT and Paramedic
        • Radiological Science and Technologies
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
      • Mental Health Services
      • Nursing Professions
      • Public Health and Safety
  • School locations:
    • Florida campus Orlando
    Areas of study you may find at Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences include:
      • Non-Degree: Coursework
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Medical Assisting
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • Nuclear Medical Technologist
        • Radiological Science and Technologies
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
      • Nursing Professions
  • School locations:
    • Michigan campuses Auburn Hills, Owosso, Port Huron
    Areas of study you may find at Baker College include:
      • Non-Degree: Certificate, Coursework
      • Post Degree Certificate: Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Clinical Laboratory Science Professions
      • Massage and Related Therapeutic Professions
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical Assisting
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • Electrocardiograph Tech. - ECG, EKG
        • Medical Radiologic Therapist
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
      • Nursing Professions
  • School locations:
    • Puerto Rico campus Carolina
    Areas of study you may find at Universidad Del Este include:
      • Graduate: Master
      • Non-Degree: Coursework
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical Assisting
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • Medical Radiologic Therapist
        • Radiological Science and Technologies
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
      • Nursing Professions
  • School locations:
    • California campus Norco
    Areas of study you may find at American Career College include:
      • Non-Degree: Coursework, Diploma
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Massage and Related Therapeutic Professions
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical Assisting
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
  • School locations:
    • California campus North Hollywood
    Areas of study you may find at Maric College include:
      • Non-Degree: Certificate, Coursework, Diploma
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical Assisting
      • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Professions
        • Radiological Science and Technologies
        • Ultrasound and Sonography Technologies
      • Nursing Professions

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