Questions or additional information for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to Joyce Cosentino at 732-224-2140 or email or

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Mandatory Requirement: attend Diagnostic Medical Sonography Information Session

This entry-level Diagnostic Medical Sonography course 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

All classes will be held in–person at the Wall Campus

Applications are due by Monday, July 15, 2024

Classes begin Tuesday, September 3, 2024

Fee & Code: $17,999 , XMEDR 009
Textbooks, uniform, background/drug screen, exam fees, and transportation not included (approx. $1,000)

Note: Textbooks required. Clinical assignments are individually scheduled at hospitals or outpatient facilities. Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify. If you are applying for financial aid, please contact Joyce Cosentino prior to registering at or 732-224-2140.

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.

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


Fee and Code: XMEDR 010
Textbooks not included
Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

Questions or additional information can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to Scott Shanes at 732-224-2011 or email or 

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography