Musculoskeletal Sonography

Program Description:

The Musculoskeletal Sonography curriculum provides sonographers, physicians, chiropractors, and other medical professionals the didactic and clinical experience necessary to perform entry level musculoskeletal (MSK) sonography.

Graduates may be eligible to apply to the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) for national registry in Musculoskeletal Sonography. Graduates may find employment in clinics, hospitals, physicians’ offices, mobile services, and educational institutions.

Course Work Emphasizes:

  • Effective communication
  • Patient care skills
  • Physics
  • Human Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pathology

Individuals entering this curriculum must meet one of the following:

  • Registered or registry-eligible for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • Registered by the American Registry for Radiologic Technology (ARRT) exam for sonography
  • Graduate from a CAAHEP accredited sonography program.
  • ARDMS qualified physician, physical therapist, nurse practitioner or rheumatologist.
    (See for registry eligibility)

Musculoskeletal Sonography Certificate (C45850)

2019 Spring Musculoskeletal Phase II Application

*Application deadline for Spring 2019 entry is November 9, 2018. Click here to view the Admission Booklet.

Career Opportunities:

  • Educational institutions
  • Hospitals
  • Mobile services
  • Physicians’ offices

Medical Sonography Program Contact:

Amy Dela Cruz
Program Director, Medical Sonography