College for Women | Henrietta Schmoll School of Health

Are you interested in playing a key role in patient diagnosis, facilitating rehabilitation and recovery? Find mastery of medical technology rewarding? A sonography degree from St. Kate's will give students the best possible professional preparation for a satisfying, rewarding, and successful career in sonography. You’ll become a highly skilled professional using specialized equipment to evaluate and create images of structures within the human body, interacting compassionately with patients throughout the process.

Program Details

Take 32 credits per year to finish your degree in four years.

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Get Lab and Clinical Experience as an Undergrad

In classes combining lectures and labs, you will learn to care for patients with a wide range of medical issues using advanced ultrasound imaging equipment to evaluate the human body, examine organ systems and vascular structures, and detect pathological changes.

A major in sonography prepares you for advanced-level practice so you’re ready to work in interdisciplinary healthcare teams in settings such as hospitals, clinics, and medical service companies. Our students are employed within the first six months of graduating!

Clinical experience is a vital part of our sonography degree in St. Paul, Minnesota. We collaborate with 900 medical partners in the Twin Cities, including Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, M Health Fairview-University of Minnesota Medical Center, and Hennepin County Medical Center. These partnerships allow you to work alongside an expert in the field and practice sonography in a wide range of medical situations.

Sonography student participating in simulation training
Careers in Sonography

With St. Kate’s sonography degree, you'll be prepared to be valued members of integral healthcare teams in a variety of settings, including:

  • hospitals
  • medical centers
  • health clinics
  • medical service companies

St. Kate’s sonography major prepares you to take national certification exams in ultrasound physics, abdominal ultrasound, and obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound, or to become a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS).

Program Accreditation

St. Kate's sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

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