Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

The diagnostic medical sonographer provides patient services using medical ultrasound (high – frequency sound waves that produce images of internal structures). Working under the supervision of a physician responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures, the sonographer helps gather sonographic data to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases, as well as monitor fetal development.

The program will prepare students in obstetric and gynecologic sonography (the female reproductive system), abdominal sonography (the liver, kidneys, gallbladder, spleen, and pancreas), small parts, thyroid, scrotum, breast, vascular technology, introduction to 2D echocardiogram and EKG. The program is designed to provide students the skills and knowledge to obtain entry level job as Medical Sonographer in a hospital or clinical environment.

Skills you will learn:

  • Patient care
  • Perform wide range of ultrasound exams
  • How to optimize and improve image quality

Career Possibilities:

  • Hospitals
  • Urgent care
  • Imagining center
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Mobile ultrasound
  • Cardiology clinics


  • BLS (Basic Life Support)
  • EKG
  • SPI exam
  • ARDMS/CCI certification if qualify

PCI Advantage:

  • Hands on training
  • Small class size
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Convenient Cerritos location