Overview

The Weatherford College Vascular Certificate Program is a two-course curriculum consisting of online classroom lectures and on campus scanning lab learning experiences.

The course of study is comprised of 6 semester credit hours and is designed to provide basic vascular skills for practicing Sonographers / Echocardiographers.

This course is offered to graduates of a Diagnostic Medical Sonography program or credentialed Sonographers desiring to acquire Vascular Sonography skills.

Program Goals

The goal of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is to prepare competent entry-level vascular sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Weatherford College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of qualifications without regard to gender, age, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related disability or any other legally protected status.

Career Options

*The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the job outlook for diagnostic medical sonographers is 12% from 2019-2029.

Unemployment rates for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers is 1.2%

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The median pay in 2020 for Sonographers in the metroplex was
$74,600

Why a Vascular Certificate at WC?

  • This certificate program allows students to learn the didactic and hands-on information pertaining to vascular ultrasound.
  • Lectures are recorded for students.
  • Labs are taught by a RVT, who will teach students common vascular studies including: cerebrovascular (carotid), lower extremity venous, lower extremity arterial, upper extremity venous, and abdominal vasculature.

Related Programs

Vascular Certificate

Vascular Technology
Number of Credits
6

Contact

Kelly Staub
Program Director
kstaub@wc.edu
817-598-8847