Associate of Applied Science
Vascular Ultrasound Technology
As a Vascular Ultrasound Technologist, you use diagnostic ultrasound to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of disorders affecting the vascular system.
In this program, you will:
- Learn the fundamentals of ultrasound, venous anatomy, and pathophysiology.
- Learn and apply procedures, techniques, and interpretative guidelines utilized in the evaluation of vascular disease in the classroom as well as in clinical settings.
- Be prepared to work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, free-standing vascular laboratories, or mobile services.
Enrollment is limited for this program.
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The Vascular Ultrasound Technology Program on the Auburn Hills campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; phone: (727)210-2350; fax: (727) 210-2354 on the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS), 2025 Woodlane Drive St. Paul, MN 55125-2998 (651) 731-1582, e-mail.
This program is part of the Baker College Smart Degree Option.
- The average annual wage for Vascular Ultrasound Technicians is $49,730.
- Employment should grow much faster than average — the expected increase through the year 2018 is 24 percent.
- While a 40-hour week is standard, you may be on-call during the night or weekends.