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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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The field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) is growing rapidly, creating a high demand for skilled sonographers. Baptist College of Health Sciences (Baptist College) offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor of health science degree with a major in diagnostic medical sonography.

Program Mission 

The DMS degree program at Baptist College will provide an excellent educational program in a strength-based environment to prepare students to enter the dynamic field of diagnostic medical sonography.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course of study in the DMS program, graduates will:

  • Function as a knowledgeable entry-level sonographer.
  • Demonstrate clinical proficiency of sonographic procedures.
  • Exhibit behavior skills that reflect professionalism, effective communication, and time-management skills.

Program Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation by the Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS). The program at BCHS is accredited in both the general and vascular concentrations.

  • CAAHEP (1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org)
  • JRC-DMS (6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD 21043, 443-973-3251, www.jrcdms.org)