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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Mandatory Information Sessions

If you are interested in Brookdale’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, you should contact Scott Shanes at sshanes@brookdalecc.edu or 732-224-2011. You will learn about the program, prerequisite requirements, admission application process and the required documentation. Enrollment in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is limited, and admission is competitive. The next class will be in Fall of 2021.

Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify.
Contact us at 732-224-2302 before submitting your application.


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 1600+ lecture, lab, and clinical hours. 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 prior to application to program:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Minimum of Associate Degree (any discipline)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology I & II

Prerequisites once accepted into the program:
(Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be mailed to you upon registration)

  • 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 Diagnostic Medical Sonography program will return Fall 2021
The deadline to apply for admittance to the program is Monday, July 12th, 2021.
Applications will be available in the Spring of 2021.

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 email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu or sshanes@brookdalecc.edu. 

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: cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.

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

Will return in the Spring of 2021
Code: XMEDR 010
Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

No online registration available.

For further information email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.


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