Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Education is always very important. Ultrasound is, I think, quite a niche market. We know our customers very well. We listen to a lot of feedback and they’re more than happy to tell us their thoughts.

– Glen Davis
Patient receiving an ultrasound

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program provides training in general sonography (ultrasound). This includes abdomen, superficial structures, pelvis, and obstetrics. The instruction in this program will qualify you for the examination by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography upon graduation and prepare you for employment in a hospital or clinical setting.

The Cypress College Diagnostic Medical Sonography program has programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Joint Review Committee in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

What You’ll Study
  • Sonography
  • Sonography Physics
  • Sonography Externship
  • Abdomen Sonography
  • Pathology and Small Parts
  • Ob/Gyn Sonography
  • Doppler Techniques
  • Carotid and Arterial Sonograph
  • Clinical Education
  • Review Seminar
  • Clinical Training

Visit our catalog for more information about the degrees and certificates, course, and program learning outcomes for students majoring in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Careers & Salary


  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer


  • Low: $52k
  • Average: $90k
  • High: $133k

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What Students Say

“I chose Cypress College due to its competitive Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. I am proud to be a part of a program that holds such a strong reputation within the community.”

Ashley Kipling


  • Nancy Corrales, B.S., CRT-RF, RT(R), RDMS
  • Lynn Mitts, M.A., CRT-RF, RT(R), RDMS
Adjunct Faculty
  • Emma Anton, RDMS, RVT
  • Julie Hollinghurst, RDMS, RVT
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Location: Tech Ed III, Room 200
T: (714) 484-7283
Department Chair: Lynn Mitts, lmitts@cypresscollege.edu