What will I learn?

Diagnostic medical sonography, more commonly referred to as ultrasound, is a growing area of the health care sector with excellent job prospects. Sonographers are skilled clinicians who perform ultrasound studies as ordered by physicians for their patients. The images created by sonographers are then used to determine a medical diagnosis. Broward College offers an affordable educational experience for anyone interested in a career as an ultrasound clinician.

Sonographers create images of various structures inside the human body using specialized equipment. As a student in the diagnostic medical sonography program here at Broward College, you will learn: Physics as it applies to sonography, Communication skills for health care professionals, Sonography scanning techniques related to the abdomen, pelvis, fetus and heart.

Career: Graduates of our program have found work in: Hospitals, Outpatient clinics, Public health facilities, Private practice physicians' offices.

Courses: In just 24 months, or six semesters (for a total of 77 credits), you could earn your AS in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Courses are only available at the North Campus, with General Education courses available at all campus locations. When you enroll in this program, your courses will include: Didactic (lecture) courses, Hands-on training at area clinical affiliates, General (abdomen and OBGYN) and cardiac instruction.

Career Pathway: Health Sciences.

Which department am I in?

Broward College

Study options

Full Time (77 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $373 per credit hour, USD $4,476 (tuition cost for 12 credits)
Application deadline

Expected March 2022

Start date

Expected June 2022


North Campus

1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard,



33066, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed high school (secondary education). English language requirements: ?IELTS - 6.5 to 9.0; TOEFL IBT - 79 to 120; Cambridge English Advanced - 176 to 209+.

For international students

Applicant must complete all general education courses before submitting a program application. General education courses include: PHY1001 or RTE2385, MAC11053, ENC 1101, SPC1024 or SPC 1608, BSC 2085, BSC 2085L, BSC 2086, BSC 2086L, one Social Science course, and one Humanities course.

Minimum overall GPA of 2.5.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.5; TOEFL IBT: 79; Cambridge English Advanced: 176; PTE Academic: 58.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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