Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (BS)—Accelerated General Track

School of Medical Imaging and Therapeutics

Location: Boston
Start Term: Fall

Our year-round, three-year program will prepare you to qualify as an entry-level sonographer with options to concentrate in abdomen-extended and obstetrics and gynecology sonography.

Capture Images That Have the Power to Save Lives

In this 36-month immersive program at our Boston campus, you will work in clinical settings alongside professional experts at renowned medical facilities in New England and beyond. Your bachelor’s degree will give you a strong foundation in abdominal and obstetric/gynecological as well as knowledge in breast, pediatric, musculoskeletal, and vascular medical imaging. You also will gain an in-depth understanding of internal human anatomy. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to sit for national registry exams in abdomen and obstetrics and gynecology offered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

Your 36-Month Journey

Gain critical knowledge and insights from faculty who are experts in the field as you train using the latest technologies.

First-Year Experience

  • build a strong foundation in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, algebra, and trigonometry
  • learn the essentials of expository writing and interpersonal communication for health professionals
  • explore patient and healthcare communities through the study of American culture, public life, and human psychology

Second-Year Experience

  • explore the intricacies of diagnostic medical sonography
  • learn the physics and instrumentation of sonography and sonography lab procedures
  • study abdominal, obstetrics/gynecology, breast, and vascular sonography

Third-Year Experience

  • build a thorough knowledge of healthcare ethics and how to apply clinical thinking in sonography
  • participate as a member of a healthcare team in multiple general clinical sonography rotations
  • gain insights into advanced sonography problem solving

Discover Diagnostic Medical Sonography at MCPHS

Work with the latest technology in our labs and become a highly-skilled advanced imaging specialist.
Student in MCPHS Diagnostic Medical Sonography lab.

Master Technologies That Are Essential to Diagnoses

Diagnostic medical sonography provides collaborating physicians with multidimensional images of patients’ internal systems—a first step in addressing many health conditions.

The MCPHS diagnostic sonography student experience

Hear from our students and their professors about the benefits of our accelerated program structure and our holistic, patient-centered approach.

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$74k average salary

Diagnostic medical sonographer compensation reported by in 2022.

#4 Best Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technician Bachelor's

In the U.S., as ranked by College Factual.

Robotic imaging machine.

MCPHS Joins Global Team Developing New Imaging Platform

Jeffrey Hill, BS, ACS, FASE, MCPHS Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Medical Sonography is working with an international team of engineers and doctors to develop robotic imaging with support from the National Institutes of Health.