Amarillo College delivers Associate Degree and Certificate programs that enrich lives, inspire success, and provide an outstanding academic foundation.
AC students have success whether they are looking to immediately enter the workforce or proceed to a university.
Everything you need to achieve success is within easy reach at Amarillo College, including a team of enthusiastic faculty and staff who are fully committed to helping you realize your dreams.
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Amarillo College is the most-affordable choice for quality higher education in the Panhandle and offers many ways to support your financial investment.
From corporate training opportunities to personal enrichment classes geared to every age group, the Continuing Education Division is a community resource true to its purpose.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS
The Amarillo College Sonography Program takes two years to complete, with graduates earning the right to test for national certification credentials. The College is committed to providing a comprehensive educational environment that prepares students to engage in the daily challenges and responsibilities required of a competent and trained entry-level sonographer. AC Strives to produce graduates who are knowledgeable, skilled, compassionate and clinically competent.
The diagnostic medical sonographer provides patient services using medical ultrasound equipment which generates high-frequency sound waves. The sonographer helps gather sonographic information that can assist the physician in the diagnosis of a variety of conditions and diseases. You also will commonly be asked to monitor fetal development. Unlike x-ray diagnostic studies, sonography is a radiation-free imaging procedure. Sonographers may be employed in hospitals, clinics, private offices and industry. The demand for sonographers, including suitable qualified educators, researchers, and administrators, continues to exceed the supply, with faster than average job growth anticipated.
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