Program of Study

Course work includes effective communication and patient care skills combined with knowledge of physics, human anatomy, physiology and pathology. All of which are essential to obtaining high quality sonographic images.


Additional Information

Career Description

This program prepares students to use high frequency sound waves to image the heart and vascular system in the human body. Through a variety of educational experiences including classroom, laboratory and clinical settings the student will obtain the knowledge and experience needed to care for the patient in a variety of clinical settings.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Competencies in algebra and biology are required. Strong math and science aptitude is helpful.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Good hand-eye coordination, critical thinking and problem solving skills, sense of responsibility and independence, ability to work with individuals of various ages and degree of illness, and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Cardiovascular Sonography Associate in Applied Science Day A45160
Cardiovascular Sonography - Adult Echocardiography Diploma Day D45160AE

Program Contact

For specific information about the Cardiovascular Sonography Program, contact David Wood, Program Coordinator, at 336.757.3313 or dwood@forsythtech.edu.