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Cardiovascular Sonography

Career Overview:

  • A cardiovascular sonographer is a cardiovascular technologist who specializes in heart imaging.
  • Administer ultrasounds that create images of the heart and surrounding circulatory organs, such as blood vessels. Uses ultrasound technology to examine patients' hearts and circulatory systems, assisting in the diagnosis of cardiovascular conditions.
  • Assist physicians with other procedures and may administer medication used to assess patient's heart function. Work as a cardiovascular sonographer in a hospital or clinic, or in a physician's office or imaging center.

Full Cardiovascular Sonography Profile

Cardiovascular Sonographer Requirements:

  • In order to be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Science— Cardiovascular Sonography, a student must have completed 30 credit hours of prerequisite education coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.6 on a 4.0 grading scale.
  • A completed application form along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee (applications can be downloaded by visiting nova.edu/cardiovascular).

Program Types:

  • Bachelor of Science—Cardiovascular Sonography (B.S.) and Master of health Science (m.h.Sc.)
  • Bachelor of Science—Medical Sonography (B.S.) and Master of Health Science (m.h.Sc.)
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