Earn a Sonography Degree
use sonographic equipment to capture accurate images of patients
This degree trains you to be a highly skilled medical professional that performs diagnostic ultrasound testing under the supervision of a physician. Diagnostic medical sonography includes abdominal, obstetrical, vascular, cardiac and various sub-specialties.
The sonography program at our private Catholic university prepares students to take the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers examinations in Sonography Principles and Instrumentation, Abdomen, OB/GYN and Vascular.
About Our Sonography Program
Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
This degree focuses on preparing you to use advanced medical imaging to assess human tissue, organs and blood flow.
- Work in a variety of settings, including urban or rural medical centers and clinics
- Provide ultrasounds
- Perform appropriate procedures recording anatomical, pathological and/or physiological data for interpretation
While earning your Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, you can expect to take courses including Sectional Anatomy, Ultrasound Physics, and Vascular Sonography. A complete four-year plan of study can be found here.
About Our Faculty
Our faculty and staff have the knowledge and experience to help you prepare for a career in sonography. If you need clarification on a class assignment or advice on how to approach your future, you can feel confident that our faculty is available and ready to help.
While pursuing a degree in sonography, you can expect a promising future. The sonography field is projected to grow 24% between 2012 and 2022. Our students are prepared to meet the expected demand for sonographers.
A sonography degree will give you the opportunity to work in a variety of fields and specialties. The average salary of a diagnostic medical sonographer is $66,360 a year, and half of all medical sonographers reported annual incomes of between $54,260 and $76,890.
Sonography students have the opportunity to gain real-world experience by interning in the Wichita community. This allows you to gain experience in a variety of medical settings and specialties.
Get Involved on Campus
One of the best ways to find success during your college career is to get involved in campus clubs and organizations. Within our sonography program, our students can participate in Science, Technology Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Club. This organization allows for personal growth, networking, and future career success.
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We think our university is great, but don’t just take our word for it. Hear what some of our previous students have to say about their experience.
"The experience was wonderful. I would recommend Newman to anybody whether they want to further their degree in anything."
Christopher Wayne Jones, Class of 2016
"It’s worth the money. I’ll tell you that it’s worth the money, the sacrifice to get an education, because in the long run it represents who you are. When you get that degree it adds value to you as a person."
Freaya Koshy, Class of 2016
For those interested in applying to the Sonography Program, the following process must be completed. The application deadline is April 1 of the current year. If you would like an application mailed, please contact Tina at 316-942-4291 ext. 2134.
Apply for acceptance to Newman University.
Once you have been accepted to the University, you can apply to the Sonography Program through the application process.
- Program selection is determined by weighted scores awarded for your grades, overall GPA, pre-admission testing and the interview.
- Students accepted for admission are required to confirm their intention to attend the program in writing along with their non-refundable deposit within seven working days.
- If openings occur, alternates will be selected according to numerical rank. Alternates may be admitted up to the beginning of fall semester if all positions have not been filled. Once the semester has begun, the alternate status will be void and the student must reapply the next year. Students may only apply to the program twice.
- The student must be able to perform the duties of a medical sonographer and physically complete clinical requirements through reasonable accommodation as needed if selected. Please see the "Performance Requirements" fact sheet located at the end of the application.
Note: Additional requirements may be listed in the Sonography application document.