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Our diagnostic medical sonography major is a 2+2 program. Students take classes for two years at WLC, then complete their final two years at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
If you’re passionate about health care and helping others, a career as a diagnostic medical sonographer may be the perfect fit for you!
Demand for bachelor’s prepared diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists is projected to grow 14 percent from 2018 to 2028 by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, and employment opportunities can be found around the world in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and diagnostic laboratories, among other health care settings.
You’ll graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in diagnostic medical sonography, having received a well-rounded Christian education grounded in the liberal arts, while at the same time having received intensive classroom and clinical training at a highly respected affiliate hospital.
Our affiliate hospital is Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Exceeding the national average, 100% of Aurora St. Luke’s clinical interns have passed the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS) Exam on their first attempt each of the past three years, and 100% of their graduates were employed within six months of graduation!
Students may select from two distinct tracks: General/Vascular and Cardiac/Vascular. The program provides patient-focused, hands-on training with over 1,500 clinical hours and involvement in over 1,500 sonography exams. The Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.