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- Associate of Science in Cardiovascular Sonography
Cardiovascular Sonography College Locations:
- City College – Hollywood
Cardiovascular Sonography Degree
A Career in Ultrasound with Heart!
Interested in a career in Ultrasound? You can be an important part of the medical team! Cardiovascular Sonographers use Ultrasound technology to perform diagnostic studies of the heart and vessels. Echocardiograms and vascular studies are conducted using non-invasive Ultrasound technology. Imagine Physicians using your studies to evaluate patients and diagnose health issues… how rewarding!
A Fast Growing Medical Career
According to the bls.gov 2012-2013 data, the job outlook and pay for Cardiovascular Technologists states:
“Employment is expected to grow by 29% from 2010 to 2020, much faster than average for all occupations.”
“The median annual wage of cardiovascular technologists and technicians and vascular technologists was $49,410 in May 2010.”
The Associate of Science degree program in Cardiovascular Sonography is offered at City College’s Hollywood campus in Florida.
About Cardiovascular Ultrasound Technology Program
If you have always had a desire to help others and are interested in a growing healthcare career, find out if Cardiovascular Sonography is right for you!
The Cardiovascular Sonography Program is a comprehensive entry-level program designed to prepare the student for a rewarding career in the field of diagnostic ultrasound. Cardiovascular sonography specializes in the assessment of cardiac and vascular disease and is one of the fastest growing professions in the allied health care field.
The program is designed to include practical didactic lectures integrated with hands-on laboratory in the Ultrasound Training Center. Here the students will learn the operation of various equipment and have the opportunity to practice scanning on fellow students in order to develop skills prior to the 900 hours of clinical training.
The dual-training tract of both cardiac and vascular was developed to provide greater options to our graduates who can work in environments that demand skills in both specialties. Students will be required to complete 690 lecture hours, 240 lab hours and 900 hours of clinical training. The curriculum is comprised of 111 credits over 8 quarters.