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Echocardiography Certificate

Advanced Technical Certificate for Echocardiography

The Weatherford College Echocardiography Certificate Program is a two-semester curriculum comprised of classroom, laboratory, and clinical learning experiences. The course of study is comprised of 24 semester-credit hours and is designed to prepare individuals for careers as diagnostic echocardiographers. This course is offered to graduates of a Diagnostic Medical Sonography program who are interested in advanced training in echocardiography.

Program Goals

Clinical Competency, Problem - Solving/Critical Thinking Skills, Communication, Professionalism, and Knowledge

Career Opportunities

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment of diagnostic medical sonographers is expected to increase by about 44% through 2020.”