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Welcome to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Cardiac Concentration

If the heart fascinates you and you're interested in working in the exciting and ever changing health care field, you will want to learn more about the Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Cardiac Concentration program.

This exciting and rigorous program will provide you with a blend of hands-on training in clinical medical offices & hospitals throughout Northern California as well as provide interactive in-class didactic lectures.

Echocardiographers are technologists that use ultrasonic equipment to look at the structure and function of the heart and vascular systems in the body. They are part of the health care team that help physicians diagnose patients.


Student Retention Rates

Cohort Total # of Students Admitted Total # of Re-Entry Students Added to Cohort Total # of Students in Cohort [Admits + Re-Entry] Total # of Graduates in Annual Report Year from Cohort Retention Rate
Class of 2020 10 0 10 10 100%
Class of 2021 11 0 11 11 100%
Class of 2022 11 0 11 10 91%


Job Placement Rates

Cohort Total # of Graduates Total # of Graduates
Employed within 6 months
Job Placement Rate
Class of 2020 10 8 80%
Class of 2021 11 9 82%
Class of 2022 10 8 80%


Credential Success Rates

Cohort Credential Exam Total Graduate Test Takers Earned from ARDMS Earned from CCI Credential Success Rate
Class of 2020 Adult Cardiac (AE) 10 10 0 100%
Class of 2021 Adult Cardiac (AE) 11 10 1 100%
Class of 2022 Adult Cardiac (AE) 10 10 0 100%


Please refer to the description in the Catalog for additional details about this educational program, including the program prerequisites, certification/licensure requirements, mission statement, goals, program learning outcomes, job duties, physical requirements, length, structure, graduation requirements, and course descriptions. Please view this Information Session video on Cardiac Sonography for more details.