Alabama Ultrasound Schools
(found 5 schools)


Listed below are all of the accredited schools in Alabama that offer ultrasound or sonography degree or certificate programs.

Overview

Alabama has a distinctly southern culture. Having played a significant roles in the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, the state has a rich history to be explored. Geographically, Alabama has mountains in the north, the Gulf Coast in the south, and four national forests spread throughout the state. With its rural farmland and growing metropolitan areas like Birmingham and Montgomery, the state has a diverse economic base. Because a large portion of the population lives below the poverty line, public health is an important industry in Alabama.

Ultrasound/Sonography Education in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a variety of accredited programs for those seeking training in diagnostic imaging fields. Students can obtain certificates or associate degrees in cardiac and vascular sonography, radiology and general diagnostic imaging.

Outlook for Ultrasound/Sonography Careers in Alabama

Alabama has the highest rate of adult obesity in the nation, and diabetes is also a major health concern in the state. These factors mean cardiac and vascular imaging are particularly important. Radiology is also a large field. Diagnostic sonographers make an average yearly salary of $50,870 in the state, and cardiovascular technicians average $44,800 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010 data).

Alabama Ultrasound Schools

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Cardiac and Vascular Institute of Ultrasound (Mobile, AL)
Programs Offered:
Cardiac and Vascular Sonography Certificate Program
Cardiac Sonography Certificate Program
Vascular Sonography Certificate Program

Fortis College (Montgomery, AL)
Programs Offered:
Medical Office Basic X-ray Technician - Associate (Montgomery, AL)
Trenholm State (Montgomery, AL)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Technology in Diagnostic Ultrasound
Associate of Applied Technology in Radiologic Technology

Virginia College (Birmingham, AL)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, AL)
Programs Offered:
Associate in Applied Science in Diagnostic Imaging
Associate in Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography