Sunday, September 13, 2009

Ultrasound Technician Schools In California

If you want to become involved in medical imaging, but are not sure you are interested in a radiologic technologist job, perhaps due to the exposure to radiation, you should consider a career in ultrasound imaging. Ultrasound uses sound waves instead of radiation to produce diagnostic images.

Many schools in California offer training in medical sonography. Here is a list of ultrasound technician schools in California:

Kaplan College - Bakersfield
1914 Wible Road
Bakersfield, CA 93304

Kaplan College - Clovis
44 Shaw Avenue
Clovis, CA 93612

Kaplan College - North Hollywood
6180 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Suite 101
North Hollywood, CA 91606

Kaplan College - Palm Springs
2475 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Kaplan College - Panorama City
14355 Roscoe Boulevard
Panorama City, CA 91402

Kaplan College - Riverside
4040 Vine Street
Riverside, CA 92507

Kaplan College - Sacramento
4330 Watt Avenue, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95821

Kaplan College - Salida
5172 Kiernan Ct.
Salida, CA 95368

Kaplan College - San Diego
9055 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA 92123

Kaplan College - Stockton
722 West March Lane
Stockton, CA 95207

Kaplan College - Vista
2030 University Drive
Vista, California 92083

Western Career College - Antioch
2157 Country Hills Road
Antioch, CA 94509

Western Career College - Citrus Heights
7301 Greenback Lane Suite A
Citrus Heights, CA 95621

Western Career College - Emeryville
1400 65th Street, Suite 200
Emeryville, CA 94608

Western Career College - Pleasant Hill
380 Civic Drive, Suite 300
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Western Career College - Sacramento
8909 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826

Western Career College
San Jose · 6201 San Ignacio Ave.
San Jose, CA 95119

Western Career College - San Leandro
15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
San Leandro, CA 94578

Western Career College - Stockton
1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
Stockton, CA 95207

Concorde Career Colleges - Garden Grove Campus
12951 Euclid Street, Suite 101
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Concorde Career Colleges - North Hollywood Campus
12412 Victory Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91606

Concorde Career Colleges - San Bernardino Campus
201 East Airport Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Concorde Career Colleges - San Diego Campus
4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92113

Newbridge College - Long Beach
3799 E. Burnett St.
Long Beach, CA 90815

Newbridge College - Santa Ana
1840 E. 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Valley Career College - San Diego
878 Jackman Street
El Cajon, CA 92020

Salary options for ultrasound technicians range from $50,000 to $70,000 with many degree options available, including bachelor's degree, master's degree, and even PhD options available. Given the current economic climate, there is not better time to get out there and get the education you need to succeed in a competitive marketplace. Ultrasound technician jobs are rewarding jobs. You need the educational edge to get your foot in the door and stand out to potential employers. Search for a program that suits your learning style and educational goals. Consider tution, teacher:student ratios, program options, and location. Good training is the key to success in this rapidly growing field.