Diagnostic Sonography Program Outcomes

Exams & Credentials

Graduates meet the requirements for application to the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS).

Credentials and associated ARDMS exams graduates are encouraged to apply for include:

Exam Corresponding Specialty Exam Credentials Earned
SPI (Sonography Principles & Instrumentation Exam) Abdomen (AB) RDMS
Breast (BR)
Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN)
Adult Echocardiography (AE) RDCS
Vascular Technology (VT) RVT

Student Outcomes

The School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography tracks student learning outcomes and program effectiveness using a variety of tools. The following data is gathered from program statistics and surveys that are sent to graduates and their employers six months after graduation.


2018 Three-Year Average
ARDMS Pass Rate Abdomen (AB) 100% 100%
Adult Echocardiography (AE) 100% 100%
Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) 100% 100%
Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) 100% 100%
Vascular Technology (VT) 100% 100%
Job Placement1 Cardiac/Vascular 100% 100%
General/Vascular 100% 100%
Attrition2 Cardiac/Vascular 0% 8.4%
General/Vascular 0% 19.9%

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1 Employed full- or part-time in a related field

2 Within the program at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

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