Associate of Applied Science

Parker’s high-caliber, CAAHEP accredited sonography students find small class sizes led by dedicated professionals, who show how to master diagnostic technique and how to approach critical sonography issues. We prepare each student with a thorough education, real-world experience, and research-based teachings to ensure that our students lead their peers in this growing industry.

The Diagnostic Sonography Program is designed to prepare future sonographers to critically think and problem-solve to meet the required examination protocol and technical needs. Focused coursework prepares students for the certification examination they will take to become registered sonographers. Employment for a sonographer may be in, but not limited to hospitals, private physician practice, imaging centers and diagnostic laboratories.

Our Mission
The Diagnostic Sonography Program at Parker University provides students with the academic and clinical 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 New Jobs

Projected employment for diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians is 14,700 by 2031. Source

Median Annual Wage

The median annual wage for diagnostic medical sonographers was $75,380 in 2021 Source

Create Your Own Career Path

Parker’s graduates in the Diagnostic Sonography degree program can be 100% prepared to start their career as a sonographer at the following locations:

  • Hospitals
  • Private physician practices
  • Diagnostic laboratories
  • Imaging centers

Program Highlights

Fully Accredited

Fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Small Class Sizes

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

Post-Graduate Support

Graduates are offered exclusive post-graduation benefits and continuous career support


The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Joint Review Committee on Accreditation for Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS).

CAHEEP can be contacted at 9355 – 113th St. N, #7709 Seminole, FL 33775. Phone 727-210-2350. Website address is

JRCDMS can be contacted at 6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Phone number 443-973-3251. Web address is

Parker University’s Sonography program is proudly CAAHEP accredited in the profession of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.


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.