• Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    General/Vascular Program


    Hillyard Technical Center offers a comprehensive General/Vascular Sonography program.  The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is a 20 month program, 5 days a week. 

    The students are engaged in both didactic and clinical training during that time.  The program offers multiple clinical sites throughout Northwest Missouri, including some affiliates in the Kansas City metropolitan area.  Upon completion of the program students are eligible to take the national board exams in four different sonography concentrations.  These include Vascular Technology, Abdomen/Small Parts, OB/GYN, and Breast.
    Diagnostic medical sonography is the use special equipment to direct high frequency sound waves into areas of the patient's body.  Which collects reflected echoes and forms an image that may be videotaped, transmitted, or photographed for interpretation and diagnosis by a physician.
    The sonography program is still working out the kinks for applications for fall of next year (fall 2020). Please keep in contact with Jaclyn Pruitt, Program Coordinator, for inquiries. She may be reached at jaclyn.pruitt@mcckc.edu
    The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Progams upon the recommendation of Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
    Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Progams 
       25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
       Clearwater, FL 33763 
    To learn more about sonography as a career option visit http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos273.htm 
Last Modified on July 15, 2019