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United Medical Institute, "UMI"

Accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography / Ultrasound Tech School in Citrus Heights, CA and Mesa, AZ

About Us

At UMI, we are proud of our unwavering commitment to providing high-quality hybrid distance education in medical ultrasound. We focus on preparing students for a successful career in diagnostic medical sonography and related careers in healthcare.

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Why Choose UMI?

Choose UMI for your ultrasound tech education. We prioritize excellence in focused training and education, offering top-notch programs and hands-on experience that set you on a path to success. Our commitment to preparing you for your career  makes us an excellent choice among trade schools for sonography.


We are a fully accredited diagnostic medical sonography school. UMI is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), assuring students a high-quality education. Our commitment to meeting rigorous standards reflects our commitment to providing exceptional learning experiences in diagnostic medical sonography.

Campus Facility

UMI's campuses in Citrus Heights, CA, and Mesa, Arizona, host advanced ultrasound labs and simulation tech, offering convenient, effective hands-on clinical training by sharing facilities with close clinical affiliates. In California, our partner is a free nonprofit diagnostic ultrasound clinic, and in Arizona, we collaborate with a 3D/4D imaging clinic.

Ultrasound Tech Programs

Embark on a dynamic journey with UMI's hybrid distance learning DMS programs. Our hands-on approach, coupled with advanced simulation technologies, equips students with practical skills for success in medical ultrasound. Choose from three programs: Diploma, AS Degree, and BS Degree, offering a seamless pathway for professional growth.


Our goal is to make the admission process simple and straightforward for prospective students. Our step-by-step guide includes everything from requirements to deadlines, ensuring a smooth and efficient planning process.

Financial Aid & Assistance

While UMI has opted out of the Federal  student financial aid program, we empathize with the financial commitment of education. Instead, we are committed to supporting our students through flexible payment plans and offering guidance on external financial options to help them achieve their educational and career goals.

Student Services

Navigate your academic journey with confidence through our Student Services, where we provide personalized academic advising for guidance, career coaching to shape your professional trajectory, and job assistance to support your successful transition from education to the workforce. 

In Ultra Spotlight
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Explore UMI student success in our "In Ultra Spotlight" – a showcase of skill demos and achievements on our LinkedIn page. Join us for the latest updates!

Blog, News, UMI Socials 

Stay connected with the latest industry and school updates, events, and success stories by exploring our blog and news section. Join our vibrant UMI community on LinkedIn and Facebook to engage with fellow students, alumni, and industry professionals. Connect with us for a comprehensive experience of UMI Social, where we share valuable insights, networking opportunities, and exciting updates.

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Explore school news in our UMI Blog. Stay updated on inspiring stories and the latest happenings. Join the conversation now!


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Photo credit-Brooklyn Say, UMI Class of 2023

DMS Program Overview

Experience a seamless transition between programs at UMI. Whether you start with the Diploma or AS program, you can effortlessly transition to the BS program during your final clinical module. This unique feature allows you to transfer your entire degree credits, ensuring a smooth and efficient academic progression.

Testimonials & Reflection

UMI students reflect on their educational journey and show the skills they have learned

UMI Faculty

Embark on a transformative learning journey with UMI's faculty—a dynamic group of practitioner-educators bringing decades of professional experience and academic credentials, in the U.S. and abroad. Their diverse backgrounds and expertise offer a unique blend of real-world insights and academic rigor, prioritizing the synthesis of hands-on experience with theoretical knowledge. 

Local Community Impact
We proudly support
UMI Community Imaging Clinic

Free non-profit diagnostic ultrasound clinic, member of the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC).


UMI Community Imaging Clinic

Discover the heart of UMI's commitment to community well-being.

Our faculty donates their time as lead sonographers and clinical directors, while students actively volunteer, gaining hands-on experience as part of their clinical training. UMI provides the Clinic facility, ultrasound lab, and all necessary equipment to ensure free diagnostic ultrasound services reach the community.

photo credit-Brooklyn Say, UMI Class of 2023

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