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Vascular Technician Careers and Degrees


(found programs from 48 schools)


If you are looking for a medical-related job that offers impressive job growth and a comfortable salary, you should consider learning more about becoming a vascular technician. Luckily, you can find out everything that you need to know about this program, job and the schools that offer this exciting opportunity in Texas here at UltrasoundTechnicianSchools.com.

Receiving your Vascular Technician Training in Texas

To work in the field of vascular medical sonography, you will want to seek out a two-year degree program that will allow you to graduate with a two-year degree in Applied Science. You may also choose to take more specialized certificate classes to learn more about vascular sonography itself. In your courses, you will learn more about various cardiovascular issues and how to diagnose them with electrocardiograph and ultrasound equipment. You will also be taught about gathering patient information and assisting doctors and nurses in the essential everyday treatment of these patients.

Vascular Technician Licensing in Texas

To show that you have a strong knowledge of the industry, you will want to earn your certification in vascular technology after graduating. Although there is not a state board that offers this licensing in Texas, you can earn your Registered Vascular Technologist certification through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. This certification is earned by taking an exam, but you shouldn't worry; the exam will mostly cover things that you learned in school. You might also choose to take other exams to earn other related certifications if you were taught about other fields of sonography in your training.

Career Outlook for Vascular Technicians in Texas

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated that the number of vascular technician jobs across the country will increase by about 29 percent before 2020, but the growth in Texas is even more impressive. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, Labor Market & Career Information Department, there should be an astounding 41-percent increase in job openings for vascular technicians in Texas by the same year.

Most vascular technicians in Texas make a surprisingly comfortable wage as well. The median income for these techs across the state was about $51,000 in 2012, and some made more than $77,000 the same year.

There are quite a few places that you can go in search of a vascular technician job after your graduation. You might choose to work in a hospital or surgical center, or you could find yourself more well-suited for a job in a doctor's office or other similar facility. Regardless of where you might decide to seek employment, however, you will be able to spend your days working with nurses and doctors to help diagnose problems and care for patients who suffer from cardiovascular issues.

If you are interested in this career path and would like to learn more about vascular medical sonography, you should take a look at our comprehensive list of sonography schools in Texas; you are sure to find one that holds the keys to your career goals.


Featured Online Schools:

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Traditional On Campus Programs:

Texas

Alvin Community College (Alvin, TX)
Programs Offered:
Advanced Technical Certificate in Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography - Echocardiography
Advanced Technical Certificate in Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography - Vascular Technology
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography - Echocardiography
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography - Vascular Technology

American Intercontinental University (Houston, TX)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Healthcare Management - Houston, TX
Austin Community College District (Austin, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography (Echocardiography)
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Radiology
Enhanced Skills Certificate in Vascular Technology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate

Baptist Health System School of Health Professions (San Antonio, TX)
Programs Offered:
Accredited Program in Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Accredited Program in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Accredited Program in Radiologic Technologist

Brightwood College (Fort Worth, TX / San Antonio, TX)
Programs Offered:
Dental Assistant
Dental Assistant - Diploma
Medical Assistant
Medical Assistant - AS
Medical Assistant - Diploma
Medical Office Specialist - Diploma
Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy Technician - Diploma
Phlebotomy/EKG Technician - Diploma

Career Education Corporation (Houston, TX)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Certificate Program in Cardiovascular Technology

Dallas County Community College District (Dallas, TX)
Programs Offered:
Advanced Technical Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Advanced Training Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Associate of Applied Science in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology

Del Mar College (Corpus Christi, TX)
Programs Offered:
Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology
Associate in Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Echocardiography
Associate in Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography - General

El Paso Community College (El Paso, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology

Everest College (Arlington (Mid Cities), TX / Ft. Worth South, TX)
Programs Offered:
Dental Assistant Diploma
Medical Assistant Diploma
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma
Pharmacy Technician Diploma

Everest Institute (Austin, TX / Bissonet, TX / Hobby, TX / San Antonio, TX)
Programs Offered:
Dental Assistant (Diploma)
Dental Assistant Diploma
Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma
Medical Assistant Diploma
Medical General Diploma
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma

Fortis College (Grand Prairie, TX / Houston North, TX / Houston South, TX)
Programs Offered:
Medical Assistant - Diploma
Medical Assisting
Medical Assisting - Diploma
Medical Billing and Coding
Radiologic Technology - Diploma (Grand Prairie, TX)
Sterile Processing Technician - Diploma
Surgical Technology - Diploma (Grand Prairie, TX)
Surgical Technology - Diploma (Houston South, TX)

Houston Community College (Houston, TX)
Programs Offered:
Advanced Technical Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate in Applied Science in Radiography

Lamar Institute of Technology (Beaumont, TX)
Programs Offered:
Advanced Certificate in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography
Advanced Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology

Lone Star College System - Cyfair (Cypress, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Echocardiography
Associate of Applied Science in Medical Radiologic Technology
Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate
Sonography Non-Invasive Vascular Technology Enhanced Skills Certificate

Lone Star College System - Kingwood (Kingwood, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Echocardiography
Associate of Applied Science in Medical Radiologic Technology
Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate
Sonography Non-Invasive Vascular Technology Enhanced Skills Certificate

Lone Star College System - Montgomery (Conroe, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Echocardiography
Associate of Applied Science in Medical Radiologic Technology
Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate
Sonography Non-Invasive Vascular Technology Enhanced Skills Certificate

Lone Star College System - North Harris (Houston, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Echocardiography
Associate of Applied Science in Medical Radiologic Technology
Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate
Sonography Non-Invasive Vascular Technology Enhanced Skills Certificate

Lone Star College System - Tomball (Tomball, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Echocardiography
Associate of Applied Science in Medical Radiologic Technology
Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate
Sonography Non-Invasive Vascular Technology Enhanced Skills Certificate

Midland College (Midland, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Radiography
Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Remington College (Fort Worth, TX / Garland, TX / Houston Southeast (Webster), TX / North Houston (Greenspoint), TX)
Programs Offered:
Dental Assisting- Diploma
Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope)- Diploma
Medical Assisting- Diploma
Medical Billing and Coding- Diploma
Pharmacy Technician- Diploma

Southern Careers Institute (San Antonio (South), TX)
Programs Offered:
Pharmacy Technician
St Philips College (San Antonio, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate in Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate in Science in Radiography Technology

The College of Health Care Professions (Houston, TX)
Programs Offered:
Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound - AAS Degree
Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist Program

(Brownsville, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology

Tyler Junior College (Tyler, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology


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