Listed below are all of the accredited schools in South Carolina that offer ultrasound or sonography degree or certificate programs.
With the Blue Ridge Mountains in the north and the Atlantic ocean in the east, South Carolina has a wide range of environments to offer its residents. The state’s friendly southern culture and growing economy has recently made it a popular relocation destination for many people wanting to escape harsh winters. South Carolina has a steadily growing Hispanic population, so Spanish-speaking health care workers are in high demand. The state also has high childhood obesity and teen pregnancy rates, making it a good place to start a career in the public health sector.
Ultrasound/Sonography Education in South Carolina
South Carolina offers both online and on-campus training programs for ultrasound technology students. Associate degree and certificate programs are available in sonography, computed tomography, MRI and radiology.
Outlook for Ultrasound/Sonography Careers in South Carolina
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2010 data), South Carolina’s ultrasound technology industry is fairly large. There are almost 5,000 workers employed in all of the fields. Salaries in the state are about average, ranging from $47,250 per year for cardiovascular technicians to $57,790 per year for diagnostic sonographers.