Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography

Our Mission

The Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography Program at Parker University provides students with the academic and clinical cardiac knowledge to prepare them for a career in the healthcare industry.


Career Growth Rate

10% career growth rate for Diagnostic Sonography through 2031 Source

Projected Employment

Projected employment for diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians is 140,400 by 2031 Source

Median Income

$75,380 median Diagnostic Sonography income according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Create Your Own Career Path

Parker’s graduates in the Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography degree program can be 100% prepared to start their career as a cardiovascular sonographer!


Program Highlights

Carefully Crafted Curriculum

A focused curriculum that allows for students to master one course at a time

Personalized Attention

Limited enrollment to a small number of high-caliber students to ensure personalized attention from instructors

Hands-on Clinical Experience

Real world experience using tools and equipment used by professionals in the field

Fully Accredited

Parker University is SACS accredited in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography and CAAHEP accredited as a General Ultrasound Program


Parker University is institutionally accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Accreditation is a sign that an institution has met an external set of criteria for its institution. Parker University is also accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in General Sonography.

Registration with American Registry for Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography (ARDMS) requires passing the Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) Examination in addition to passing the Cardiac Credentialing International (CCI) exam. Students will be required to pass the SPI examination before graduation. Upon successful completion of the SPI and CCI exam, students will be eligible to take their ARDMS exam.


At Parker, we hold ourselves to higher standards. Through rigorous standards, constant innovation and an impulse to serve, we elevate health care education. Together, we are in the pursuit of higher health.