Sonographers are required to obtain a license to practice in some states.
New Mexico, North Dakota, and Oregon have licensing laws; other states have introduced similar legislation.
Check with your local state authorities on licensing requirements.
- NM Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Program
The objective of the Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Program is to maximize the protection practicable for the citizens of New Mexico from ionizing and non-ionizing radiation in the practice of medical imaging. New Mexico requires licensure from this Department in order to perform medical imaging procedures or radiation therapy procedures.