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Vascular Sonography - Certificate Program

Broaden your diagnostic imaging skills with Eastern Florida State College’s Vascular Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate program.  

The summer term, 10-credit program allows registered sonography professionals with an A.S. degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography to expand their career potential while helping doctors assess and treat the human vascular system.  

Vascular technologists use ultrasound and other specialized equipment to create images of blood vessels, including arteries and veins.   

EFSC’s vascular sonography program, split into EFSC Summer Terms B and D, offers flexible hours for working technologists who wish to obtain an additional American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) credential. 

The certificate's curriculum can also be a part of EFSC’s Bachelor in Applied Health Science degree - Medical Imaging Specialization so speak with an advisor if you would like to add vascular sonography skills while earning an advanced degree.

Vascular Sonograpy A.T.C. COURSE CURRICULUM

Vascular Sonography - Certificate Program

Program Overview

Certificate Type
Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC)
Delivery Method
On-Campus
Location
Melbourne
Total Credit Hours
10
Academic Community
Health Sciences
Contact Information

Health Science Advising 
Email Advising 
321-433-7575 

APPOINTMENTS & HOURS

The limited-access Vascular Sonography program prepares graduates for employment in a high demand job market, as the adult population in the U.S. ages. Students benefit from: 

Vascular Sonography ATC Admissions Information

EFSC’s Vascular Sonography ATC program is a limited-access program with a specialized selection and application Follow the steps to apply by the April 1st annual deadline and you can also review Frequently Asked Questions.

  1. Review the Selection Criteria and Schedule Advising. The detailed Selection Criteria explains the point system used by the selection committee to review applicants. Meet with a health sciences advisor during this step to review the minimum requirements and go over your prior experience and credentials.
  2. Follow the Specialized Application Process. Program applicants must first complete EFSC's general admissions process or be current students, a step explained as part of the the Vascular Sonography application process. During this phase, applicants must also complete an observation and shadowing experience.
  3. If selected, review and complete the accepted student requirements.

Brief Cost & Financial Aid Eligibility Information

Estimated expenses for Eastern Florida’s Vascular Sonography A.T.C. program, including tuition, fees, books, and supplies, total approximately $1,960. Because of the program's limited credit hours, Vascular Sonography is not eligible for federal financial aid. However, students can use Florida Bright Futures Scholarships, Florida Prepaid, or the Nelnet Payment Plan toward the tuition and can also apply for Veterans Educational Benefits, Titan Scholarships, and outside scholarships.

Vascular Sonography Program Outcomes & Information

EFSC graduate Denise Simmons shares her story of why she added the Vascular ATC after earning the college's Diagnostic Medical Sonography A.S. degree.

Employment in the diagnostic medical sonography field is projected to have a 10-year growth rate of 12 percent by 2029. Salaries in the U.S. range from approximately $52,000 for starting positions to $83,000 for highly experienced imaging professionals, according to the respected labor market data research company Emsi. View the EFSC Sonography Newsletter archives for additional coverage of the diagnostic imaging field, including the vascular specialty.

Related Healthcare Programs 

As you consider this certificate program, review other healthcare program options and talk with an advisor as needed.