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Twin Cities Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) Degree

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Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) Our Twin Cities associate degree in diagnostic medical sonography trains graduates to competently use ultrasound imaging techniques for the purposes of diagnosis. https://www.argosy.edu/locations/twin-cities/health-sciences-1/associate-of-applied-science-in-diagnostic-medical-sonography-ultrasound?section=admissions-requirements

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Receive your diagnostic medical sonography training at Argosy University, Twin Cities in Eagan, Minnesota. We offer an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) program designed to prepare graduates to work as healthcare professionals, to interact with other healthcare professionals and patients in a professional and ethical manner, to develop the best possible technical skills in sonography, and to demonstrate at all times the utmost respect and concern for the well-being of the patients they serve.

Course Format
The program includes 70 credit hours of study. In addition to the program-specific courses, students are required to complete 21 credit hours in General Education to fulfill the requirements of an AAS degree. There is a six-month clinical training component.

Full-time students who matriculate during the fall semester and follow the recommended curriculum outline can complete the program in 24 months. The maximum allowable timeframe to complete this program based upon full-time status and fall matriculation is 36 months. Full-time students who matriculate during the spring semester and follow the recommended curriculum outline can complete the program in 26 months. The maximum allowable timeframe to complete this program based upon full-time status and spring matriculation is 39 months.

Concentrations
In the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Argosy University, Twin Cities, you must select a concentration in one of the following areas:
• Echocardiography
• General Sonography
• Vascular Technology

Career Outcome
Graduates will be prepared to provide healthcare services as sonographers. The diagnostic medical sonographer works under the direction of a physician, using ultrasound imaging techniques for purposes of diagnosis.

Program Outcomes
2015 Graduates
— Attrition:
• Echocardiography Concentration: 18%
• General Concentration: 41%

— Job Placement
• Echocardiography Concentration: 93%
• General Concentration: 95%

— Credential Success Rate
• Abdomen: 100%
• Adult Echocardiography: 93%
• Obstetrics & Gynecology: 91%
• Sonography Principles & Instrumentation: 90%

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Launch your career by enrolling in the AAS in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.

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