Diagnostic Medical Sonography


Gainful Employment Certificate Program Disclosure

If you are interested in applying to Brookdale’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, please contact Scott Shanes at The application period for the Fall 2019 class has concluded. Information sessions and the application period for the Fall 2020 class will be announced early next year.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Mandatory Requirement: attend Diagnostic Medical Sonography Information Session

This entry-level Diagnostic Medical Sonography training program is a full-time (12 month) training program. The program consists of 535 lecture & lab hours and 1168 hours of clinical application. The program is designed to prepare qualified individuals to operate Diagnostic Medical Sonography equipment safely and competently to produce Diagnostic Ultrasound images.

Areas Of Study: Patient care, professional development, cross sectional anatomy, normal and abnormal abdominal and pelvic anatomy, obstetrics, and proper scanning techniques.

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Sonography (ARRT) certification exam. Upon passing the ARRT, students are eligible to sit for the ARDMS.

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be mailed to you upon registration. Some forms are required prior to clinical):

  • Minimum of Associate Degree (any discipline)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology I & II
  • Copy of malpractice insurance fact sheet
  • Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Physical exam, documentation of immunizations, 2-step PPD, hepatitis B Series, and Flu vaccine waiver
  • Copy of clear criminal background check and drug screening

Recommended: Physics in Life (PHYS 108) or Radiology Physics

Note: Textbooks required. Clinical assignments are individually scheduled at hospitals or outpatient facilities.
The deadline to apply for admittance to the program is Monday, July 15th, 2019.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program will return Fall 2020
Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

A non-refundable deposit of $275 (which will be applied to your tuition) is required at the time of registration.

No online registration available.

For further information contact 732-224-2007 or email

Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify. If you are applying for financial aid, you must first call 732-224-2302.

Scanning Refresher

Pat Walker, BA, ARDMS, RVT

This refresher course is designed for current Brookdale students and recent Diagnostic Medical Sonography graduates. The course will offer students and graduates an additional opportunity to enhance and build on their clinical skills.

If you are preparing for a job interview, feel you need extra practice, or want to build your skill set, this course is designed with you in mind. You will utilize the Sonography lab and work at your own pace. For questions and additional information email:

Non-Brookdale students: Documentation of ultrasound program completion required prior to class start.

Mon, Mar 2-Apr 20, 4:45pm-7:45pm (No Class Mar 18) – Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $285, XMEDR 010
Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

No online registration available.

For further information contact 732-224-2007 or email


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