Sonography Program Among Best in State

Cypress College’s Diagnostic and Medical Sonography program was recently listed in the Top 5 of California sonography schools. Best Universities ranked the DMS program as No. 3 in the state based on data from U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey,,, and

An older woman points to a monitor connected to a sonography tool. A younger woman looks on and smiles.

DMS Program Director Nancy Corrales says she and the faculty pride themselves on providing students with a quality education designed to prepare students with the competitive skills needed to confidently enter the job market. The camaraderie, she adds, is also key to the program.

“We promote a supportive culture that empowers our students to pursue their path to purpose,” Corrales said. “We have exceptional students, and their success is our success; we are a family. It is always an honor to receive acknowledgement for our excellent program.”

The Cypress College DMS program offers a wide variety of skill-building opportunities, including in the areas of clinical training, abdomen sonography, pathology and small parts, OB/GYN sonography, and sonography physics. It prepares students for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography examination and for employment in a hospital or clinical setting.

The program’s pass rate is regularly 100 percent on the ARDMS examination, with a post-graduation employment rate of 100 percent. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Allied Health Education Programs.

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