Listed below are all of the accredited schools in Kansas that offer ultrasound or sonography degree or certificate programs.
Kansas is located in the middle of the country, and most of its land is flat, farmland. The state’s major industry is agriculture, and many of its smaller towns are shrinking as younger people relocate to other parts of the country. Because of this, unemployment rates are quite low in Kansas. Wichita is the largest city in the state, and it is home to several major corporations. Topeka, Lawrence and Manhattan are also large metropolitan areas and are home to many universities, hospitals and medical centers.
Ultrasound/Sonography Education in Kansas
Those seeking ultrasound technology training in Kansas can choose from several online or on-campus programs offered by the state’s universities. Students interested in MRI training have several different training options, including certificates and bachelor’s degree programs in a few different schools.
Outlook for Ultrasound/Sonography Careers in Kansas
Kansas’ hospitals and medical centers employ thousands of radiology technicians and several hundred ultrasound and cardiovascular technicians. The state’s average yearly salaries for these fields range from $46,750 to $64,210, with diagnostic medical sonographers earning the most of all of the specialties (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010 data).