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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Prerequisites: The Courses You’ll Need To Take

Have you been thinking about getting your Associates Degree in Diagnostics Medical Sonography? FVI School of Nursing teaches this program through online classes as well as on-campus clinical sessions to suit your busy schedule.

Before we assist you in where to go, let’s talk about just how long it takes to complete this program, the career outlook for sonography and the level of difficulty to expect in this program.

A diagnostic medical sonographer uses specialized imaging equipment and sound waves to diagnose and treat many medical conditions.

The need for diagnostic medical sonographers is in high demand, contact us today to book a career planning session!

male sonographerHow long does it take to complete a DMS program?

FVI’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program prepares students for a position as a Sonographer. Students will learn how to produce diagnostic images that assist health care providers in diagnosing various medical conditions.

During the program, students will have the opportunity to show their skills and understanding while interning in community clinical affiliates. This gives the student a chance to ask questions during real situations.

The program lasts for 22 months in total being delivered in a hybrid style format. Students can expect to attend class online and on campus.

Hybrid learning gives the student the ability to create a healthy work-life balance. It also saves on time and gas, encouraging the student to use their time and energy when needed.

Class times vary, giving students the flexibility to create a schedule that works.

Is diagnostics medical sonography a good career?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of medical sonographers is projected to grow 19.5 percent from 2020 to 2030. Sonography is one of the fastest growing healthcare careers in the industry.

This is a good career fit for those who enjoy educating patients on procedures, answering questions, and keeping track of patients’ records.

FVI School of Nursing provides training to prepare sonographers in learning domains for the following:

  • Abdominal sonography-extended
  • Obstetrics and gynecology sonography
  • Adult cardiac sonography

Overall employment of diagnostic medical sonographers continues to grow faster than other occupations. Now is the perfect time to enroll in FVI’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program!

Is studying sonography hard?


If you are tech savvy, detailed and want to have a better understanding of human anatomy then the diagnostics medical sonography program is for you. Studying sonography isn’t hard if dedication and commitment are applied to the courses.

diagnostic sonographer examining a diagnostic image

A good rule of thumb is to find a partner in class or in your online community who shares in your want to be successful. Together, you can develop study guides, study sessions, and hold one another accountable.

In the diagnostic medical sonography program at FVI you will be provided with hands-on training and learning during your stay.  Students will be interning in surrounding communities which will allow even more real-world training.

The Associate Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program was designed to progressively develop student knowledge, skills, and competencies as they advance through the degree plan.

Here at FVI, we take special care of our students. We understand that we are equipping you for a career that will change your life. Learn more about our diagnostic medical sonography program now.

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All nursing programs offered at FVI are approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Professional Nursing NCLEX Code Miramar US70415200 Professional Nursing NCLEX Code Miami US70418900 FVI School of Nursing and Technology (FVI) is licensed by the State of Florida, Commission for Independent Education (CIE) Miami (main) campus License Number: 3441/ Miramar campus License Number: 6010 The Associate of Science programs at FVI School of Nursing and Technology, Miramar, Florida and Miami, Florida are accredited by the Accredited Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). FVI School of Nursing and Technology is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) ID# 312400 since November 03, 2010

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