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Vascular Technician Careers and Degrees


(found programs from 32 schools)


If you would like to have a hands-on job in the medical industry, seeking training to become a sonogram technician can be a wonderful way to achieve your goals. Fortunately, we have made it easy for you to learn more about this exciting program. Here at UltrasoundTechnicianSchools.com, you can learn more about this job, the necessary training and the Georgia schools in your area that offer sonography programs.

Receiving your Vascular Technician Training in Georgia

If you are interested in working as a vascular technician, you will probably want to work toward a two-year Associate in Applied Science degree. Fortunately, you can complete your training in less than two years if you work hard while you are in school.

In your courses, you will learn a lot more about the human body, common cardiovascular problems and their treatments and more. You can also opt to take certificate classes upon graduation if you would like to get into a more specialized field. To learn more about the various sonography schools that are available, take a look at our list below of schools in Georgia.

Vascular Technician Licensing in Georgia

To become a Registered Vascular Technologist, you will need to complete an exam through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. This certification is recognized around the globe and will help prove that you are fully prepared for a job in the industry. You can also take other exams through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography if you think you might be interested in working as a sonography technician in another field.

Career Outlook for Vascular Technicians in Georgia

As a vascular technician, you will have the opportunity to assist doctors and nurses in the care of patients with heart problems. From taking down patient information to operating ultrasound and electrocardiograph equipment, you will become a crucial part of the healthcare of your patients.

Although this field is growing all across the country, Georgia is a wonderful place to live and work as a vascular technician. In fact, information gathered by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Georgia Occupational Wages shows that there will be a 36 percent increase in these jobs across the state before 2020, which is even higher than the nationwide average increase of about 29 percent. Vascular technicians in Georgia also make more than those in other states in many cases; the median annual salary in the state is $54,700, which is significantly higher than the nationwide median of $52,100 per year. Some vascular techs in Georgia make almost $75,000 per year, however.

From working in a hospital to seeking a job at a specialist's office, there are many opportunities for you to pursue after completing your vascular medical sonography training. Most workers in this industry work full-time schedules, but the schedule that you will work will depend on where you choose to be employed.

If you would like to learn more about working toward this exciting career opportunity, check out our list of Georgia sonography schools for more information!


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Traditional On Campus Programs:

Georgia

Armstrong State University (Savannah, GA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences
Athens Technical College (Athens, GA)
Programs Offered:
Associate Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate Degree in Radiography

Augusta University (Augusta, GA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science with a major in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Columbus Technical College (Columbus, GA)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology

Darton College (Albany, GA)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Everest College (Atlanta, GA)
Programs Offered:
Dental Assistant Diploma
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
Pharmacy Technician

Everest Institute (Norcross, GA)
Programs Offered:
Dental Assistant Diploma
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding (Diploma)

Georgia Northwestern Technical College (Rome, GA)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Diploma Program
Radiology Diploma Program

Grady Health System Professional Schools (Atlanta, GA)
Programs Offered:
Certificate Program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Certificate Program in Radiologic Technology

Miller-Motte Technical College (Augusta, GA)
Programs Offered:
Medical Assisting - Associates
Ogeechee Technical College (Statesboro, GA)
Programs Offered:
Computed Tomography Specialist Certificate
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Diploma
Echocardiography Diploma
Imaging Informatics Clinical Specialist Certificate
Imaging Science Services Assistant Certificate
Radiologic Technology Diploma
Radiology PACS Specialist Diploma
Vascular Technology Specialist Certificate

Virginia College (Macon, GA)
Programs Offered:
Medical Assistant Certificate

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