Why Choose RRCC?

The diagnostic medical sonography program is housed within the new RRCC Arvada campus which is home to several other healthcare programs including Physician Assistant, Medical Assistant, Nurse Aide, Radiologic Technology, Holistic Health, and Massage Therapy.  The modern campus houses new lab facilities, and a variety of services including financial aid, advising, admissions, food service, bookstore, etc.

For a tour of the campus, please see the Arvada Campus Video 

Program Highlights

  • Instructors are highly experienced and many are currently working as sonographers
  • Students have access to 5 ultrasound machines on campus providing state of the industry, hands-on experience prior to clinical internship
  • Students have the opportunity to rotate to multiple clinical sites, including a trauma one facility
  • 4 out of 6 graduates passed their certification exams on the first attempt*
  • 100 % of graduates were employed within 6 months of graduating*

*Percentages are based on data from the class of 2016

Clinical Affiliates

Current clinical affiliations include (subject to change):

  • Medical Center of Aurora
  • St. Anthony’s Hospital (Lakewood)
  • Salud Clinics
  • Penrose Hospital (Colorado Springs)
  • North Suburban Med Ctr (Thornton)
  • Rose Medical Center (Denver)
  • Invision Sally Jobe Clinics


RRCC is accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission (Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools), and its programs are approved by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education and Colorado Community College System.