Listed below are all of the accredited schools in Arkansas that offer ultrasound or sonography degree or certificate programs.
Arkansas is offers a variety of ultrasound technician options for study, as well as programs for radiology, MRI and cardiac imaging technicians. The majority of these programs will focus on the basics of human anatomy and physiology, the operation and maintenance of specialized medical equipment and the intricacies of working in healthcare. There are important things to consider when you are choosing a program such as costs, admission requirements and how long it will take. By requesting information from all of the schools you are interested in, you can get and compare these important details.
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Ultrasound/Sonography Education in Arkansas
Arkansas schools offer a wide variety of ultrasound, MRI, and radiology training programs. In addition to certificates and associate degrees, you can also obtain a bachelor's degree in your chosen field. Some bachelor's programs in Arkansas are limited to those who are already certified by The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. So, you will want to double check entrance requirements before applying.
You can find all of your options here, and we suggest that you request information from multiple schools before you make a decision. The more you know about the program, the better prepared you will be to make the right choice.
Outlook for Ultrasound/Sonography Careers in Arkansas
Though radiology technicians are in the high demand in Arkansas, those in ultrasound technology earn the highest salary. Most are employed in the Little Rock area, which is no surprise as it is the state's major metropolitan area. You will likely be looking for positions within hospitals and medical centers, as well as clinics, outpatient facilities and physicians' offices. You can also make some connections through the school you attend, as you will likely be meeting many new people over the course of your studies.
Data found at the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2015. Keep in mind these pay rates may change depending on level of education, certifications, experience, as well as setting of employment such as a hospital, private clinic or specialty clinic.
Contact the schools below to learn more about your options.