Diagnostic Medical Sonography


By Virtue of an agreement between Union College and Muhlenberg Snyder Schools, Plainfield, New Jersey, Union College confers a degree of Associate in Science upon graduates of the Hospital-Sponsored school who have fulfilled the requirements for the degree specified by Union College. Students in the program earn college credits in English, mathematics, biology, physics, social sciences and humanities electives in classes and laboratories conducted at Union College. Diagnostic Medical Sonography courses are the primary responsibility of the program. Students must apply to Muhlenberg for admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program by March 31 for the fall semester. Candidates must be high school graduates and must have had high school biology and algebra.


The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) with the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) accredits Muhlenberg Snyder Schools Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program (Program Number 110144).Students are enrolled in the Schools of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and are matriculated by Union College. They are eligible to participate in all student activates at Union College and have the same rights and privileges as all other college students.

Students interested in the program should contact the Muhlenberg Snyder Schools at 908-668-2400 or 908-668-2844 for additional information.

Graduates of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program will be able to:

  • Obtain, review , and integrate pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results;
  • Perform appropriate procedures and record anatomic, pathologic, and/or physiologic data for interpretation by a physician;
  • Record, analyze, and process diagnostic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician;
  • Exercise discretion and judgment in the performance of sonographic and/or other diagnostic services;
  • Demonstrate appropriate communication skills with patients and colleagues;
  • Act in a professional and ethical manner;
  • Provide patient education related to medical ultrasound and/or other diagnostic techniques, and promote principles of good health.