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February 9, 2015

Gurnick Academy offers an Associate of Science degree in Ultrasound Technology

In January 2015 Gurnick Academy received an approval from the Accrediting Bureau for Health Education Schools (ABHES) for the Associate of Science degree in Ultrasound Technology. Previously, Gurnick  Academy offered a diploma in the Ultrasound Technology program which required an AS degree in allied health to enter the program. The new ultrasound AS degree allows interested individuals without a degree to apply.

"I have been a sonographer for thirty years and I’m still fascinated with the field of sonography. This AS degree will open the door for individuals who are interested in pursuing this exciting and growing career without the worries of needing an allied health associates degree or a bachelors degree," said Claudia Von Zamory, the Ultrasound Technology Program Director of Gurnick Academy.

The length of the AS degree in Ultrasound Technology is 2 years. Currently the program is offered at the San Mateo Campus only. The next program start date is the 6th of July, 2015.

The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment after graduation as a diagnostic medical sonographer with specializations in Abdominal and Small Parts, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Vascular Sonography. One of the Program Goals is to prepare students to pass the ARDMS, ARRT(S) and RVT certification exam upon graduation.

About Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts:
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is private allied-health college operating 4 campuses in Northern California with locations in San Mateo, Modesto, Fresno and Concord. Gurnick offers such programs as: BSN (RN to BSN pathway), Vocational Nurse (LVN), Nursing Assistant, Radiologic Technology (Associate of Science Degree), MRI Technology (Associate of Science Degree), Physical Therapist Assistant (Associate of Science Degree), Phlebotomy Technician, Psychiatric Technician and Medical Assistant Program. Gurnick is institutionally accredited by ABHES.

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