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Start Your Cardiac Sonography Career at Johns Hopkins Hospital

The Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Cardiac Sonography provides a comprehensive hands-on experience in a clinical setting for echocardiographic sonography.

Our faculty provides mentorship and training for students through advanced cardiac imaging technology and techniques.


Why Choose Johns Hopkins Cardiac Sonography Program

1:1 Mentoring

Our world-renowned faculty provides mentoring for all students admitted into the program.

100% Success Rate

Our students have a 100% success rate on their national echo registry boards.

1,500 Clinical Hours

Our cardiac sonography program provides extensive clinical experience for students.


Apply to the Program

Learn more about how to apply to the Johns Hopkins Cardiac Sonography Training Program.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    • This is a 14-month program beginning in July each year.

    • The application is due March 1st each year.

    • Interviews begin mid-March of each year. Acceptance letters are sent out the first week of April.

    • At this time we do not offer financial assistance.

    • At this time we do not accept the GI Bill.

    • Johns Hopkins does not offer any scholarships, but we do encourage our students to apply for any available scholarships in the field of sonography. One scholarship our students have been recognized for in the past is the The Alan D. Waggoner, MHS, RDCS Sonographer Student Scholarship. Each year the American Society of Echocardiography chooses 10 students to receive the scholarship grant.

    • $800.00 (Books and Uniform)

    • 40/week; typical hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    • No

    • Yes, this program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) since 2002.

    • You will be eligible to sit for your adult echo boards through the ARDMS or CCI 60 days before graduation.

      As a CAAHEP accredited program, students are able to sit for their adult echo boards through the ARDMS or CCI, 60 days before graduation.

    • Students have all nationally recognized holidays off as well as 10 personal days to use as needed.

    • Yes, but all students are expected to be available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m..

    • Yes, students are expected to wear scrubs (light gray tops and black pants).

    • Yes, a complete list of the prerequisites is listed above. Please note that physical science does not count for the required physics coursework and statistics will not satisfy the college algebra requirement.


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    • Requirements

      Learn more about the requirements and prerequisites required before applying to our program.

    • Applications

      Learn how you can apply to the program.

    Contact Us

    Contact us at 443-287-9142 or by email at [email protected] to learn more information about the Johns Hopkins Cardiac Sonography Training Program.


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