Entry Level Education
Body Fluid Interaction
Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.
What Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Do:
Diagnostic medical sonographers operate special imaging equipment to create images or to conduct tests. The images and test results help physicians assess and diagnose medical conditions.
How to Become One:
Earn an associate or bachelor's degree in sonography or radiologic technology. Students also have the option to graduate with a degree in a related field, pursue a certificate program in diagnostic medical sonography, and then receive on-the-job training. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) offers diagnostic medical sonographers the opportunity to become certified.