If you are interested in beginning a career as an ultrasound diagnostic technician, The University of Phoenix offers an online degree program that is perfect for the working individual who has very limited time to pursue an education. An ultrasound diagnostic machine uses ultrasonic waves to view internal structures. An ultrasound diagnostic technician uses the information gathered through ultrasound to diagnose and treat certain conditions. Hands-on training is not sacrificed with this online degree program. Courses are interactive and available when you have time to work on them. Not only convenient, the University of Phoenix is also an affordable way to advance, or to start, a new career.