Cardiovascular Sonography

The CFCC Cardiovascular Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of The Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.


The focus of this program is echocardiography (sonography of the heart) and includes some vascular sonography instruction. The curriculum provides the individual with the knowledge and skills necessary to acquire, process, and evaluate the human heart using high frequency sound waves to produce images of the heart. Course work includes effective communication and patient care skills combined with knowledge of physics, human anatomy, physiology, and pathology all of which are essential to obtaining high quality sonographic images.

Students will learn through classroom, lab, and clinical instruction.  

Travel is required to clinical education sites.

Graduates may find employment in hospitals, physician’s offices, diagnostic outpatient centers, mobile services, and educational institutions.

Information Sessions to be announced at a later date.




Applicants no longer need to be Certified Nurse Assistants, but only need to demonstrate that the CNA course has been completed.  Applicants don’t need to sit for the licensing exam or be certified to apply for the CVS Diploma or AAS programs for Fall 2018.  See information packet for admission requirement details.

Cardiovascular Sonography Associate Degree

Application Period: November 11, 2019 – March 20, 2020 

Cardiovascular Sonography Associate Degree Application Requirements

Cardiovascular Sonography Diploma

Application Period: November 11, 2019 – March 20, 2020

Cardiovascular Sonography Diploma Application Requirements


Kristina Bartlett, MA – Program Counselor

Kris Bottiglier, BS, RDCS – Program Director

Laura Currie, BS, RT(R), RDMS, RVT

Support Staff

Kathy Huber – Sr. Administrative Assistant-Health Sciences

Information sessions :

  • NO appointment needed
  • Please arrive on time.

Sept. 26 – Cardiovascular Son AAS – 12:00 – 1:00pm – Room U-387
Sept. 26 – Cardiovascular Son Diploma  – 12:00 – 1:00pm  – Room U-387
Mar. 5 –  Cardiovascular Son AAS – 12:00 – 1:00pm – Room U-387
Mar. 5 – Cardiovascular Son Diploma  – 12:00 – 1:00pm – Room U-387