What education does an ultrasound tech need?

Answer An ultrasound technologist is a professional who administers diagnostic imaging tests using sound waves transmitted with a handheld device. Although there are many options available for entry into ... Read More »

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What Courses Do You Need to Become an Ultrasound Tech?

Due to the increasing necessity for diagnostic imaging professionals, ultrasound technicians are in growing demand. Ultrasound technicians are responsible for using specialized medical equipment to... Read More »

Do you need to go to school to become an ultrasound tech?

Some type of post-secondary education or training is necessary to become an ultrasound technician, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Options for education include military training ... Read More »

How much does an ultrasound tech make?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2008 wage data for ultrasound technicians, also called diagnostic medical sonographers, reported annual wages ranged from $43,600 to $83,950 wit... Read More »

How long does it take to become an ultrasound tech?

Because there is no licensing requirement for ultrasound technicians, or sonographers, the education necessary varies. Colleges offer two- and four-year programs in ultrasound technology. Other opt... Read More »