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Sonography Technician Careers and Degrees
(found programs from 16 schools)


Welcome to the most complete directory on the Web of Sonography Technician programs. It contains all the nationally accredited programs, from 16 schools across the country. You can scroll down to see the school listings.

Receiving Your Sonography Technician Training in Minnesota

In a program to earn a sonogram technician certificate, you can expect to take classes in anatomy and medical terminology, along with lots of hands-on experience working with ultrasound technology, and practicing abdominal ultrasounds and obstetric ultrasounds. The coursework generally takes about a year or two of full-time schooling to complete, though many people spread out the work over a longer period time while working another job. Most programs require at least six months of hands-on clinical work in order to graduate from the program.

Sonography Technician Licensing in Minnesota

The state of Minnesota does not require a license for a person to work as a sonogram technician, but it is highly recommended that you acquire a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer card from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in order to work in the field. The coursework needed to acquire this card will likely be taken care of at any accredited medical sonographer school. Then, you must complete the Sonography Principles and Instrumention exam to show proficiency and they will be licensed as a medical sonographer.

Career Outlook For Sonogram Technicians in Minnesota

Reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Being a sonogram technician is more than just a pay check, however. It is also a job that provides good stability. Demand for sonogram technicians has grown at a roughly 20% rate over the past five years, meaning it is a field with strong job security. Many people also use being a sonogram technician as a gateway to pursue other fields in the medical industry.



Featured Online Schools:

Online programs may not be available in all areas

Traditional On Campus Programs:

Minnesota

Argosy University (Eagan, MN)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Echocardiography Concentration
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography - General Sonography Concentration
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Vascular Technology Concentration

Mayo School of Health Sciences (Rochester, MN)
Programs Offered:
Certificate of Completion in Sonography
Rasmussen College (Blaine, MN / Bloomington, MN)
Programs Offered:
Accelerated Health and Wellness Bachelor Degree-Completion Program
Accelerated Healthcare Management Bachelor Degree-Completion Program
Health Information Management Bachelor

St. Catherine University (Saint Paul, MN)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Sonography
St. Cloud Technical & Community College (St. Cloud, MN)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Technical Studies in Diagnostic Medical Sonography-Generalist

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