Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The State Fair Community College DMS program consists of five semesters developed to introduce students to basic Diagnostic Medical Sonography information, prepare students for entry-level positions in the field of Sonography, and help each person prepare for the ARDMS/CCI registry exams. Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded and associate degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Students are exposed to General, OB-GYN, and vascular during their training. All classes are offered online, with the exception of Scanning Techniques (scan lab) and ultrasound clinical education, which is completed in the clinical setting (hospital/clinic/imaging center). Requirements for enrollment into the DMS courses: applicant must meet all prerequisite requirements that are listed in the application package.
Primary Material Type:
State Fair Community College
Project Name:
MoHealthWINs, State Fair Community College, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Sonography, Online, Hybrid, Workforce Training Program, Healthcare Career Pathway

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Bothwell Regional Medical Center
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance -- Hospitals (622)
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations -- Radiologic Technologists and Technicians (29-2034)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
2 years
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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