Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology, AAS

This degree provides training in ultrasound patient services and diagnostic techniques and prepares you for jobs in this high-demand field. Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography examination. Students choose one of two tracks: abdomen-extended and OB/GYN or adult cardiac. Enter the healthcare field through this rewarding specialty.

Course Maps

A course map is a quick guide to help students figure out which courses to take each quarter. Course maps were written by BC faculty, who have used their expertise to recommend specific courses students can take to achieve their academic or career goals. Students should meet with an advisor to learn more.

Adult Cardiac Track Course Map

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General Track Course Map

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Vascular Track Course Map

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Courses & Requirements

The course catalog is a great place to find detailed information on this program.

Sample Courses

  • Human Cross-Sectional Anatomy
  • Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
  • Vascular Lab
  • Clinical Practicum

Program Catalog Page

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Professionally Recognized (Adult Cardiac track)

Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

  • Portrait of Terry Hatcher.

    Dr. Terry Hatcher

    • Program Chair

    Dr. Hatcher received her M.Ed. in Higher Education/Higher Education Administration from University of South Carolina and her Ph.D. in Health Services Administration from Walden University. In addition to chairing the ultrasound program, she is the Phi Theta Kappa advisor at Bellevue College.

  • Portrait of Stephanie Campbell.

    Stephanie Campbell

    • Faculty

    Stephanie Campbell received her AAS (Cardiac Sonography) and BASc (Healthcare Management and Leadership) at Bellevue College. She has worked as a cardiac sonographer for Virginia Mason Medical Center since 2005 and has been the program director of diagnostic ultrasound at Bellevue College since January 2022.

  • Portrait of Isaac Hopps.

    Isaac Hopps

    • Faculty

    Isaac Hopps received his Associate’s degree from Bellevue College in diagnostic medical sonography before working as a registered vascular technologist at the University of Washington. He returned to Bellevue College as a vascular ultrasound instructor in April 2021.