Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — Since 1919, Lincoln University in Oakland has provided a uniquely personal approach to higher learning and graduate studies, with small class sizes and hands-on training for the professionally motivated student. Starting in the spring semester, the school is pleased to debut a new degree program: the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging with concentrations in Vascular Ultrasound and Echocardioghraphy. At this time, the new program is the only one of its kind in Northern California.
Upon completion of the degree's coursework at Lincoln University, students will posses the knowledge and real-world experience to perform a variety of ultrasound and other imaging procedures in their preferred medical or allied health practice, based on their choice of two ultrasound concentrations during their studies. The University provides opportunities for clinical practice training in two externhip rotations, and students will also have the chance to work in a new medical lab which finished construction across the street from Lincoln University's main campus in January 2012.
The Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging Degree, at Lincoln University, has a total of 123 units to complete guaranteeing 6 units of externship supervised by certified medical advisers. Students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Science degree program qualify for the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) national board examination and consequent licensing.
Lincoln University has built a solid reputation for professional education of the highest quality, and is excited to provide medical students with a new program to prepare them for the future of medical practice. With this regionally exclusive program, the institution hopes to arm the next generation of health professionals with critical knowledge and empower their careers for the better.
About Lincoln University:
Founded in 1919, Lincoln University offers an education of higher learning where educational excellence, professional know-how, and up-to-date international standards are combined with individual attention and a friendly atmosphere, giving rise to a world-class education. Each program within the university is designed to ensure that all of the acquired knowledge and skills will be valuable to its graduates, providing a practical and solid foundation for the student's future. They make sure that every part of our students' education serves a purpose and brings them closer to accomplishing their professional degrees goals.