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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 smithchason.com.
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.
WCUI enrolls for our programs 4 times a year so you can start training for your future today! Our next start is October 2, 2021 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.
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! Read More>
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. Read More>
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 Read More>
WCUI 2021 Graduation WCUI School of Medical Imaging's 2021 graduation is almost here! Find more details about each campuses graduation ceremony here Read More>
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. Read More>
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. Read More>
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. Read More>
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 Read More>
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! Read More>
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 Read More>
Rock Run Physical Therapy MSK POCUS Training In Oct 2020, the WCUI CME division partnered with Rock Run Physical Therapy in Utah to enhance patient care through a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound POCUS Training Course. Read More>
CME Webinar Recap: Fetal Echocardiography WCUI’s CME Division wrapped up 2020 with a virtual webinar on Fetal Echo. Read more about the webinar our attendee's feedback of the course. Read More>
2021 CME Week Our first annual 2021 CME Week begins Feb 1-5 with 5 days of educational webinars with academic leaders in the field that will help you expand your knowledge of ultrasound and how to apply it in your practice. Read More>
Achieve Your CME Goals Before Time Runs Out The CME Division is hosting a Fetal Echocardiography webinar on Dec 14th. WCUI CME ticket package holders will gain access to the WCUI CME Library and earn up to 8.5 CME credits. Purchase your ticket today! Read More>
Giving Thanks – Thanksgiving 2020 We connected with some of the top leaders at WCUI and asked them what they are thankful for this year! As a reminder, all WCUI Campuses will be closed Nov 26-27. Weekend classes will resume on Saturday, Nov 28th. Read More>
Veterans Day 2020 Veterans Day is a holiday to honor those who have given their all for our freedom. On this day all WCUI campuses are closed. Please take a moment to reflect and thank everyone in uniform for their service and bravery. Read More>
Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month is held annually to spread awareness of the important role sonographers play. From OB to echo, abdominal to musculoskeletal, and beyond, sonographers have impacted someone's life. Read More>
Virtual Open House: Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound Program WCUI Los Angeles and Ontario California are holding a Virtual Open House to learn more about our 9-month Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound diploma program. Enrolling now, classes begin January 2nd! Read More>
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)
"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
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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