Ultrasound Technician Schools in Nebraska
The University of Nebraska's Diagnostic Medical sonography program is a 12-month professional course, but students enrolling in the program must first complete 35 semester hours of prerequisite courses in classes such as:
- Medical Terminology
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is offered only after completion and certification of a Radiation Science Technology program. Students completing the programs graduate with a bachelor's degree in radiation science technology and can sit for exams offered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, the industry's governing body.
Nebraska sonography schools also include Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha, and a wide variety of accredited online colleges.
Nebraska Ultrasound Technician Careers
There were 370 ultrasound technicians working in Nebraska in 2009. Mean annual salaries were over $61,000, with the highest-paid sonographers making almost $80,000. Most sonographers in the state worked in the Omaha area in 2009. Their salaries were in excess of $63,000 per year, and the best paid ultrasound technicians took in salaries of more than $80,000 per year.