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Ultrasound Technician Schools in California

There are 23 schools in the state of California offering ultrasound technician programs. 1,042 students graduated from programs at California ultrasound technician schools in 2010. 1,012 of all these students graduated with certificates and 29 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

926 students graduate from programs in California in ultrasound technology, on average, per year. This accounts for about 19% of ultrasound technician students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 1,012 students graduated with certificates in ultrasound technology, 29 with an associate's level degree, and one with a degree at the bachelor's level.

23 ultrasound technician schools are located in California. Out of these, 18 schools are private, while five schools are public. Private ultrasound technician school tuition varies from $9,210 to $11,300.

Average tuition for programs in ultrasound technology is $10,647.

California ultrasound technician schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no ultrasound technician students at the undergraduate level sought masters level degrees.

Ultrasound Technician Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

926 students graduate from programs in California in ultrasound technology, on average, per year. This accounts for about 19% of ultrasound technician students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 1,012 students graduated with certificates in ultrasound technology, 29 with an associate's level degree, and one with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Ultrasound Technician Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 452
  • Certificate 2007: 704
  • Certificate 2008: 750
  • Certificate 2009: 704
  • Certificate 2010: 1012
  • Associate 2006: 16
  • Associate 2007: 31
  • Associate 2008: 61
  • Associate 2009: 66
  • Associate 2010: 29
  • Bachelor 2006: 1
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 1

Ultrasound Technician Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of 28 ultrasound technician programs. Of these programs, close to 75% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Ultrasound Technician Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 21
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Salary by Percentile

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Salary by Percentile

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50380
  • 25th Percentile: 64190
  • Median: 77750
  • 75th Percentile: 91970
  • 90th Percentile: 107540

Career Trends

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Employment Trend

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Employment Trend

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66550
  • Median Salary 2007: 68450
  • Median Salary 2008: 72690
  • Median Salary 2009: 74440
  • Median Salary 2010: 77750
  • Total Employed 2006: 3290
  • Total Employed 2007: 4370
  • Total Employed 2008: 4770
  • Total Employed 2009: 5100
  • Total Employed 2010: 5280

California vs National Ultrasound Technician Employment

California vs National Ultrasound Technician Employment

  • Employed in California: 9.960% (5280)

Ultrasound Technician Schools in California

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1. The West Coast Ultrasound Institute

291 S La Cienega Blvd Ste 500
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 289-5123

The West Coast Ultrasound Institute is in the suburbs of Beverly Hills, California and it offers one ultrasound technician program. Overall, 834 students seek degrees in four West Coast Ultrasound Institute programs.

2. Newbridge College - Santa Ana

1840 E 17th St Ste 140
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 550-8000

Newbridge College-Santa Ana offers one ultrasound technician program and it is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 183 students pursue degrees in five programs at this school.

3. ATI College - Norwalk

12440 Firestone Blvd Ste 2001
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 864-0506x10

ATI College-Norwalk is located in the suburbs of Norwalk, California and it offers one ultrasound technician program. It is a for-profit institution.

4. The Institute of Medical Education

130 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 534-0714x112

The Institute of Medical Education, which is near the heart of downtown, is in San Jose, CA and this school offers one ultrasound technician program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

5. The Modern Technology School

16560 Harbor Blvd.- Units K-Q
Fountain Valley, CA 92708-9821
(714) 418-9100

The Modern Technology School, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Fountain Valley, CA and it offers one ultrasound technician program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

6. Newbridge College - Long Beach

3799 E. Burnett St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 498-4500

Newbridge College-Long Beach offers one program in ultrasound technology and it is near the center of the city. Overall, 221 students pursue degrees in five programs at this school.

7. PCI College

17215 Studebaker Rd #310
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 916-5055x11

PCI College, which is 2.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cerritos, CA and this school offers one ultrasound technician program. It is a for-profit institution.

8. Lincoln University

401 15th Street
Oakland, CA 94612-2801
(510) 628-8010

Lincoln University offers one ultrasound technician program and this school is in the center of Oakland. It is a 4-year institution. Lincoln is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering ultrasound technician programs.

9. Carrington College California - Citrus Heights

7301 Greenback Lane-Ste A
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(916) 722-8200

Carrington College California-Citrus Heights is in the suburbs of Citrus Heights, California. It offers two programs in ultrasound technology. Specifically, it offers students one ultrasound technician certificate and one associate's level ultrasound technology degree. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

10. The San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield

201 New Stine Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 834-0126

The San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 1981. This college, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bakersfield, CA. This community college is one of several campuses. Students are offered three certificates and 13 associates level degrees by it. 984 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at this college in 2010. This small college offers subjects including dental assisting and business administration. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

11. The Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

2121 S El Camino Real Bldg C 2000
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 685-6616x102

The Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in San Mateo, CA and it offers one program in ultrasound technology. It is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

12. Kaplan College - North Hollywood

6180 Laurel Cyn Blvd Ste 101
North Hollywood, CA 91606-3231
(818) 754-6051

Kaplan College-North Hollywood is near the center of the city and this school offers one ultrasound technician program. Overall, 943 students seek degrees in four programs at this school.

13. National Polytechnic College

6630 Telegraph Road
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 728-9636

Founded in 1996, National Polytechnic College is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Commerce, California. This school offers subjects such as criminal justice and allied health. Students are offered six certificates by this school. 311 students pursued degrees from the six programs at this school in 2010.

14. The Career Colleges of America

5612 E Imperial Hwy
South Gate, CA 90280
(562) 861-8702x115

The Career Colleges of America is located in the suburbs of South Gate, California and this school offers one ultrasound technician program. 407 students pursue degrees in six Career Colleges of America programs, overall.

15. Casa Loma College - Van Nuys

6725 Kester Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 785-2726

Casa Loma College-Van Nuys offers one ultrasound technician program and it is located in the center of Van Nuys. Overall, 587 students seek degrees in five programs at this school. This school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of California offering ultrasound technology in terms of programs.

16. The American Career College - Ontario

3130 East Sedona Court
Ontario, CA 91764
(951) 739-0788

The American Career College-Ontario is 3.9 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in ultrasound technology. It is one of 242 vocational schools in California. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of California offering ultrasound technology.

17. Central California School

3195 McMillan Ste F
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 543-9123

Central California School, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in San Luis Obispo, CA and it offers one program in ultrasound technology. Overall, 294 students seek degrees in four programs at this school.

18. The Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

1731 E 120th St
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 563-4800

The Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California. CDU offers two programs in ultrasound technology. Of those, this school offers students one certificate in ultrasound technology and one degree at the bachelor's level in ultrasound technology. Overall, 210 students pursue degrees in 17 Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science programs. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of California offering ultrasound technology.

19. The Coast Career Institute

1354 S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA 90015-3040
(213) 747-6289

Founded in 1968, the Coast Career Institute is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Los Angeles, CA. It offers subjects including law enforcement and culinary arts. This school offers six certificates to students. In 2010, 510 students pursued degrees from the six programs at this school. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges accredits it. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

20. The California College of Vocational Careers

1901 Chester Ave #201
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 323-6791

Founded in 1999, the California College of Vocational Careers is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in the center of Bakersfield. This school offers subjects such as ultrasound technology, healthcare, and allied health. Students are offered five certificates by this vocational school. In 2010, 164 students pursued degrees from the five programs at this school. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

21. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-1000

Loma Linda University is in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California and it offers one program in ultrasound technology. 4,266 students seek degrees in 145 LLU programs, overall. LLU is the oldest institution in the state of California offering ultrasound technician programs.

22. ATI College - Santa Ana

1125 East 17th Street- suite N251
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 730-7080

ATI College-Santa Ana offers one program in ultrasound technology and it is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. This school is a for-profit institution.

23. Merced College

3600 M St
Merced, CA 95348-2898
(209) 384-6000

Founded in 1962, Merced College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Merced, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 75 certificates and 76 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 11,086 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this college. This college offers subjects such as radiology technology and history. This community college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

24. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College, which is 2.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Costa Mesa, CA and it offers one ultrasound technician program. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third oldest institution in the state of California offering ultrasound technician programs.

25. The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

1499 N. State S.
San Jacinto, CA 92583-2399
(951) 487-6752

The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District is located in the suburbs of San Jacinto, California. It offers two programs in ultrasound technology. Of those, this college offers students one certificate in ultrasound technology and one associate's level degree in ultrasound technology. It is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

26. Foothill College

12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777

Foothill College offers one ultrasound technician program and it is located in the suburbs of Los Altos Hills, California. This school is a public 2-year institution.

27. Cypress College

9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA 90630-5897
(714) 484-7000

Cypress College is in the suburbs of Cypress, California. It offers two ultrasound technician programs. Specifically, it offers one ultrasound technician certificate to students and one ultrasound technician degree at the associate's level. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

28. Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394
(805) 965-0581

Santa Barbara City College is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown. This college offers two programs in ultrasound technology. More specifically, students are offered one ultrasound technician certificate by this large college and one associate's level ultrasound technology degree. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth largest institution in the state of California offering ultrasound technology.

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