Application Deadline for Fall 2021 Echocardiography at DACC

Application Deadline for Fall 2021 Echocardiography at DACC

Learn Echocardiography at Danville Area Community College! The application deadline is August 5th for the Fall 2021 cohort. Go to https://www.dacc.edu/depts/echo for details and application. For more information contact Jamie Moreland at 217-554-1659 or jmoreland@dacc.edu

The Echocardiography Advanced Certificate is granted to those students who successfully complete the career curriculum that is Echocardiography.

Echocardiography is the use of sound waves to generate images for the assessment and diagnosis of various heart conditions. Echocardiographers must possess knowledge of anatomy, physiology, ultrasound instrumentation/physics and patient care.

Echocardiography is part of a rapidly expanding health care industry with excellent job opportunities. This profession is expected to grow even more as the population ages and physicians/patients seek alternate imaging procedures.

Graduates are immediately employed as echocardiographers primarily in hospitals, clinics, imaging centers and physician’s officwes. Career opportunities also exist in administration, education, sales and marketing and applications training for echocardiographers with more advanced degrees.