DIAGNOSTIC CARDIAC SONOGRAPHY

(DCS)

Start Date

September 14, 2020

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Length
The program length for day and evening classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

23 Months

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Friday
5:30pm to 9:30pm

FSA
Federal student aid is available for those who qualify. Students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine their eligibility. Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial aid options may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, VA benefits, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Start Date

September 14, 2020

More Start Dates
Length
The program length for day and evening classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

23 Months

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Friday
5:30pm to 9:30pm

FSA
Federal student aid is available for those who qualify. Students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine their eligibility. Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial aid options may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, VA benefits, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Program Outcomes for ABHES

Below are the program outcomes for students enrolled in the Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography program at AIMS Education. The rates are calculated based on the guidelines provided by our institutional accreditor, ABHES. For further clarification regarding the numbers below, please contact the admissions department at 908-222-0002.

Retention Rate

Number of Students Enrolled
36
Retention Rate
86%

Job Placement Rate

Number of Graduates
13
Job Placement Rate
73%

Program Outcomes for JRC-CVT (CAAHEP Accreditation)

Below are the 3-year program outcomes for students enrolled in the Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography program; Cardiovascular Technologist students with an associate degree or higher are included in the outcomes. The rates listed below cover the 2016, 2017, and 2018 calendar years. The rates are calculated based on the guidelines provided by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT). For further clarification regarding the numbers below, please contact the admissions department at 908-222-0002.

Outcomes (3-Year Average)
AIMS Education Rate
JRC-CVT Required Threshold
Job Placement Rate
83.33%
70%
Retention Rate
90%
70%
Credential Exam Pass Rate (RCS credential from CCI)
66.67%
60%
Credential Exam Pass Rate (RDCS credential from ARDMS)
63.64%
60%

* All program outcomes listed above have been provided for the purpose of meeting certain accreditation requirements. These placement rates are not being used as a marketing tool or for recruitment purposes. Past results are no guarantee of future results.

Visit Our Campus

Take the first step in achieving your career goals by visiting the AIMS campus. During your school visit you'll get to meet one-on-one with an admissions specialist. They'll help you choose the right career path and answer any questions you have. You'll also get the chance to tour the AIMS campus, including all of our classrooms, medical labs, and student facilities.