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Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography – AAS Degree


Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Associate in Applied Science

Diagnostic medical sonographers cardiovascular technologists and technicians operate special equipment to create images and conduct tests. They work closely with physicians and surgeons who view the photos and test results to assess and diagnose medical conditions. Upon successfully completing the program, students are eligible to obtain licensure in the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

What You Can Do

Sonographers can choose to work in clinics, hospitals, private practice physician offices, public health facilities, laboratories, and other medical settings performing examinations in their areas of specialization. Career advancement opportunities exist in education, administration, research, and in commercial companies as education/application specialists, sales representatives, and technical advisors.


  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Earning Potential

View the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers at Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (

Modes of Instruction
Learn more about the modes of instruction offered at John A. Logan College.

Program Details

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ORI 100College 1011
ALH 101Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation1
ALH 217Medical Terminology3
BIO 206Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
MAT 108College Algebra OR any IAI Math3-4
DMS 104Diagnostic Ultrasound Foundations4
16 – 17


PHY 121Technical Physics3
DMS 112Cardiac EKG and Electrophysiology1
DMS 202Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology4
DMS 204Cardiac Ultrasound Imaging/Lab I4
DMS 206Cardiac Ultrasound Clinic I2.5


DMS 214Cardiac Ultrasound Imaging/Lab II4
DMS 226Cardiac Ultrasound Clinic II5


DMS 200Medical Physics and Instrumentation I2
DMS 210Medical Physics and Instrumentation II2
DMS 224Cardiac Ultrasound Imaging/Lab III4
DMS 236Cardiac Ultrasound Clinic III5


COM 115Speech OR COM 116 Interpersonal Communication3
DMS 230Cardiac Seminar2
DMS 246Cardiac Ultrasound Clinic IV10

Total Hours for Degree67.5

Notes and Information

Students must maintain a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

The Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is a minimum of 72 credit hours. Please use our Tuition and Fees page to calculate your approximate cost.

*Students will be responsible for additional classroom materials and tools.

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The John A. Logan Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon recommendation of the joint review committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
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John A Logan offers a seamless transfer to the next step in your educational journey for many of our programs. Our academic programs prepare you for what you will need to transfer to a four-year college or university. When you have selected the college where you would like to transfer, it is important to review their specific admission and course requirements. John A Logan College has many articulation agreements with various colleges.

Transfer Planning – John A. Logan College (

  1. Ability to demonstrate cultural awareness, while providing appropriate care through knowledge of safe practices and infection control.
  2. Ability to demonstrate emotional intelligence and clinical reasoning along with skills to recognize cardiovascular physiology and pathology and pathophysiology.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to think critically, have time management and problem-solving skills, a strong work ethic, and a desire for continued learning.
  4. Demonstrate and utilize effective communication, written, oral and visual forms

Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography Faculty Contact

Karen Kasban

Karen Kasban

Cardiac DMS Coordinator & Assistant Professor – Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Phone: (618) 985-2828 Ext. 8622
Office: G219B