Education Connected at WCUI

Adapting to Keep Your Education on Track

Our healthcare heroes are working hard to heal and protect our communities. Today, WCUI is adapting our programs so you can continue your education and gain the knowledge and skills you need to join them. WCUI is now offering hybrid courses in sonography and MRI. Are you ready to make a difference? Enroll with us today! Nursing programs have moved to our new sister school, Smith Chason School of Nursing located in Los Angeles, Ontario, California and Phoenix, Arizona! To find more information about Smith Chason's expansion, Vocational Nursing and other nursing diploma and degree programs please visit

WCUI Online Programs


WCUI wants to ensure your education journey doesn’t miss a beat, and for that reason we now offer hybrid programs. We're bringing our engaging lecture classes online, combined with our in-person lab courses and externship to help you get the hands-on instruction you need as a sonographer and MRI technologist.

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WCUI Online Advisor Meetings


WCUI enrolls for our programs 4 times a year so you can start training for your future today! Our next start is April 3, 2022 and spots are filling quickly. Schedule a virtual appointment with our admissions team to learn more about our programs, funding your education, and complete the enrollment process.

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Is There a Difference Between Ultrasound and Sonography?
Learn the difference between Ultrasound and Sonography
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WCUI | Global + PESI Rehab Summit 2021 Recap
WCUI | Global team shared the educational solutions for healthcare professionals who want to learn more about diagnostic ultrasound.
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The Power of Rotator Cuff Therapy + Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Dr. Charles Stevens DPT, CLT, released a case study on how point-of-care ultrasound and physical therapy helped with his patient care.
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Happy Thanksgiving WCUI!
Happy Thanksgiving from WCUI School of Medical Imaging! As a friendly reminder, all WCUI campuses are closed Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26, 2021,
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Veterans Day 2021 – All Campuses Are Closed
Veterans Day is a holiday to honor those who have given their all for our freedom. Please take a moment to reflect and thank everyone in uniform for their service.
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2021 Ontario Graduation
The 2021 WCUI Ontario Graduation is finally here! Watch the Ontario Virtual Yearbook with a presentation of graduate names and catch the livestream 10/30 at 1pm PST.
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WCUI | Global is Attending the 2021 PESI Rehab Summit
WCUI | Global will be participating in the 15th Annual PESI Rehab Summit in Las Vegas on November 11-14th, 2021.
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2021 Los Angeles Graduation
Watch the Los Angeles Virtual Yearbook with a presentation of graduate names and catch the livestream at 5pm PST!
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ASE Webinars: Cardiovascular Sonography Career Paths and Echocardiography CME
ASE is hosting 2 great webinars, including one for aspiring sonographers to learn about the many career paths in cardiovascular sonography!
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Global Hosts ASRT Approved Pediatric Imaging Webinar
WCUI Global will be hosting an ASRT approved webinar on Tips for Successful Pediatric Imaging with Monique Riemann, RDMS, RVT of Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
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Constitution Day 2021
We've put together important facts and activities on our students' Online Student Resource Center (OSRC) to help them understand how the document relates to our world today
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WCUI 2021 Graduation
WCUI School of Medical Imaging's 2021 graduation is almost here! Find more details about each campuses graduation ceremony here
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WCUI CME – From Webinar to Courses: POCUS MSK
ow our Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Webinar with Dr. Jon Jacobson - University of Michigan during our first annual 2021 CME Week blossomed into a SOLD OUT Online POCUS MSK course.
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Basic ECHO Training for OPOs with CompuMed
In 2021, WCUI CME Division and CompuMed have continued in their partnership to provide basic echocardiography training for organ procurement organizations (OPO’s) throughout the US.
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WCUI CME Division Journey to CMA Accreditation
Our CME Division participated in a self-study accreditation interview with the California Medical Association (CMA). This is part of an accreditation effort to provide ultrasound training for non-sonographers.
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Teacher Appreciation Week 2021
We asked our students on Instagram to give a shout-out to their favorite instructors and created an Instructor Shout-Out Recap video to share with our faculty and thank them for the impact they've made on our students and alumni
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Celebrating 5 Years of Partnership with Peoria MET Academy
5 years ago, we partnered with Peoria MET to support their medical students exploration of medical imaging and now nursing!
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Women in Healthcare – International Women’s Day 2021
Today and every day, WCUI is celebrating the hundreds of WCUI faculty, staff, students, and alumni that identify as women who have made such a significant impact on our education and healthcare system
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WCUI Students

Kaylie Martinez, RDMS, RVT

Los Angeles 2019

"WCUI has done so much for me, especially at a time when I was focused on paving a path to a better life."

Megan Lilly, ARRT(S), RVT, ARDMS(AB)

Phoenix 2016

"It is just the career I was searching for and I am so glad I quit saying “I’m too old to go back to school."

Emmanuel Tapia, ARRT(MR), ARMRIT

Los Angeles, 2018

"Everyone at WCUI is only interested in setting you up for success and they do everything possible to make that happen."


WCUI School of Medical Imaging has two Bachelor’s of Science degree programs to take your earning potential to the next level. Learn more about WCUI’s 36-month Bachelor Programs in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography can help you advance your new career

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WCUI has four Academic Associate degree programs that can help you launch your medical imaging career in ultrasound and MRI. Learn more about how our 21-month Associate degree programs in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Cardiovascular Sonography, Vascular Sonography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can help you start a new career.

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Our Legacy

Founded and operated by medical professionals, WCUI celebrates over 20 years of educating students. Our tradition of excellence and innovation prepares graduates to become industry leaders.

Our Commitment

Even before enrollment, we are dedicated to your success. From flexible class schedules and now online classes in your home, to career guidance, our support network helps students achieve greatness in their careers.

Our Pride

Our students are our pride. WCUI alumni are making amazing contributions to the medical community, and we cannot wait to see what they accomplish next. Join our family and become the future of healthcare.

Devoted to Excellence

We at West Coast Ultrasound Institute are proud of our students - and our legacy.

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Academic Calendar

Dec 31
New Years Holiday Observed - All Campuses Are Closed/No Classes
Jan. 3
Winter Quarter Start
Jan. 17
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
March 25
2022 Winter Quarter Ends
March 26-April 3
Break Week
April 4
2022 Spring Quarter Start
May 30
Memorial Day Holiday
June 24
2022 Spring Quarter End

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