Program Description

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is a full-time Certificate of Achievement program that offers didactic, directed hands-on laboratory, and professionally supervised clinical training in General Sonography (Abdomen and OB/GYN Track). Successful completion provides the student with job-ready skills.


Merced College offers the following degrees/certificates in Sonography:

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (CT)

See Degree Requirements and Course Descriptions


The Allied Health Center houses a complete Sonography Suite, large computer lab, conference rooms, study rooms and multiple large and small classrooms. The Sonography Programs have contemporary equipment and software that assist students with learning current procedures.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Faculty

Click (Here) for the list of Faculty & Staff.


Allied Health Counselors are located in the Counseling and Guidance Area (Lesher Student Services Building - 2nd Floor) Contact (209) 381-6478 to make an appointment.


Accredited by CAAHEP

The Merced College Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program has been fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in General Sonography in September 2006.