Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Associate in Applied Science

Diagnostic medical sonographers are highly skilled health care professionals who assist physicians in collecting patient data in order to reach diagnostic decisions. Sonographers use specialized equipment to perform sonographic examinations and create images of areas inside the body.

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Students will receive education in both the classroom and clinical training and will need to pass a certification exam to become licensed.

A Quality Education

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program is a 7-semester, full-time day program that provides both theoretical and clinical instruction in sonography at the ICC Peoria campus, at hospitals, and other healthcare organizations in the area. 

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Career Opportunities

Sonographer, Ultrasound Technologist


26 Months

if Full Time

7 Semesters
77 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

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+ supplies & fees

Based on 2022-23

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.



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Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Shelby Wagemann
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A Career Path Change Leads to Changing Lives

We are proud of the success of our program. Over the past five years, our job placement rate has averaged 100%.

April Tatham, Professor, Radiographer Program Coordinator
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How Do I Get Into the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Program?

Diagnostic Medical Sonography is a rewarding and challenging career that requires a strong background in science and a passion for helping others.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application.
  2. Submit health science application.
  3. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  4. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  5. To pursue this career, you must enjoy math and science, be a caring, compassionate person, be very precise about your work, with well-developed hand-eye coordination.
  6. Upon acceptance to the program, applicants will have to complete a drug screen, fingerprint criminal background check, physical exam, and immunizations.

What Can I Expect As a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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    Virtual Stretch Hours
    Mon-Tue: 4:30 pm – 6pm