DMS Mission Statement And Goals

Mission Statement

The mission of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at Albany State University is to graduate competent, capable and adaptable entry-level sonographers who possess appropriate levels of skill, professionalism, and compassion with a commitment to the highest quality of patient care.

Program Goals

  • To prepare competent entry-level sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains in the following learning concentrations:
    • Abdominal sonography-Extended
    • Obstetrics and gynecology sonography
  • To provide a curriculum designed to meet requirements of professional bodies
  • To provide guidance in pursuing educational opportunities that maximize professional potential
  • To track success of graduates in obtaining employment as sonographers upon successful completion of program
  • To survey graduates and employers within one year of graduation for input on program strengths and areas for improvement  
  • To prepare students to take the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) examinations appropriate for the abdominal sonography-extended and obstetrics and gynecology sonography learning concentrations 

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