Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand 

What you might do
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers use ultrasound equipment to make images of inside a patient’s body.  Doctors may use the images to look for disease or to check on an unborn baby.

Where you might work
Hospital, doctor’s office, laboratory.

Related Links
My Next Move: Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
O*Net Online: Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics: Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)

Education Required
Most Diagnostic Medical Sonographers hold an associate’s degree (2 years) or a non-degree certificate.  Career advancement is possible with a bachelor’s degree (4 years).

Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC


Southern Vermont AHEC