Ultrasound Technician Career
Ultrasound Technician Career

What is an ultrasound technician? Ultrasound technicians use special imaging equipment that directs sound waves into a patient’s body to assess and diagnose various medical conditions. They are part of a healthcare team and work in hospitals or imaging clinics.

 An associate's degree or post-secondary certificate is needed.   This occupation is a growing faster than the average for all occupations. 

An ultrasound technician career may be the medical career for you. 
Are you ready to ready to explore a career as an ultrasound technician?   Want to know how to become an ultrasound technician? Use the navigation menu to the left or the links below to learn more.

Information on this site summarized from:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, Including Vascular Technologists,
(2) Wikipedia contributors, "Medical Ultrasonography," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_ultrasonography
(3) O*Net Online,Summary Report for:29-2032.00 - Diagnostic Medical Sonographers,http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2032.00
(4) Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011,http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292032.htm

Wikipedia contributors, "Sonographer," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sonographer&oldid=521397337
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