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Medical Sonography

... Medical Sonography at SPCC

Medical sonographers specialize in diagnostic imaging procedures that assist in a physicians’ diagnoses. Sonographers use high-frequency sound waves that are collected back into the machine as echoes and forms that can be recorded for interpretation and diagnosis by a physician. Medical sonographers examine the screen during a scan for visual cues that may indicate unhealthy areas to determine which scans to show the physician.

The Medical Sonography program at SPCC is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to sit for the examinations administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

Course work emphasizes:

  • Physics
  • Anatomy
  • Sonography procedures
  • Equipment usage
  • Patient interaction skills

Medical Sonography degree admission requirements 

Medical Sonography degree class listing

Medical Sonography Statistics

  • The Class of 2014 had an attrition rate of 11%.
  • The job placement rate for the Class of 2014 is 71%.
  • The pass rate was 100% for the nine students taking the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Registry in Abdomen.
  • The pass rate was 100% for the ten students taking the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Registry in OB/GYN.

Career opportunities

Educational institutions
Physicians’ offices
Mobile services
Diagnostic imaging centers


The SPCC Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS). Contact the Commission at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 or call 727-210-2350 for questions about the accreditation.

Medical Sonography faculty

Amy Dela Cruz
Amy Dela Cruz
Program Director
Medical Sonography
 Ashley Tyson
Ashley Tyson
Medical Sonography

Amber McCraw
Amber McCraw
Faculty/Clinical Coordinator
Medical Sonography


Alice Bradley
Alice Bradley
Dean, Allied Health and Nursing