Consistent with the mission of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College the faculty of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is committed to serving the educational needs of the citizens of the Lower Rio Grande Valley. This mission will be accomplished by providing enthusiastic students a high-quality instruction, preparing the graduate with employable skills as an entry level sonographer, preparing the graduate to be successful on the national certification examination. The program’s mission is supported by a caring team of educational staff, sonographers and physicians with expertise in various aspects of sonography and a commitment to education. An extensive array of didactic resources and a wide variety of advanced practicum experiences at various Lower Rio Grande affiliate sites will provide graduates with the skills and versatility needed to function in a variety of health care facilities. The program will be conscientious to healthcare needs and educational requirements.