Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound
The Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound (DMU) program at the University of Missouri offers a Bachelor of Health Science (BHS). Students who complete the program are prepared to work in the field of ultrasonography. Ultrasonography is a high frequency sound-based diagnostic medical imaging tool used to image muscles, tendons, soft tissue, pregnancy, fetuses during routine and emergency prenatal care, cardiovascular and many internal organs, to record their size, function, structure, and any pathological lesions.
Students applying for the BHS in DMU will have 2 years in the pre-professional phase, completing the pre-requisite courses necessary to apply, and spend 2 years in the clinical phase of the program once accepted. The DMU program is a 35-40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year Clinical Education Program. The program has over 25 clinical sites through the state of Missouri in which students are placed during their clinical training, or in Columbia.