Application deadline: April 1st
Turn your love of animals into a rewarding career!
Veterinary Nurses / Technicians are kind-hearted professionals committed to animal health care. As part of a team, they are entrusted with animal nursing care, lab diagnostics, anesthesia, surgical assistance, dentistry, radiology, and more. If you want a career with meaning where you can make a positive impact on the lives of animals and the people who love them, then being a Veterinary Nurse / Technician may be what you are looking for.
Our program prepares you to perform the nursing and technical duties used in clinical practice and research on small, large and laboratory animals. Housed in a state-of-the-art facility, our outstanding program has many advantages:
- Full accreditation by the AVMA since 1975
- Hands-on involvement with 12 different animal species. Working with live animals makes the learning experience fun and effective.
- Dogs, Cats, Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep, Goats, Mice, Rats, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits, and Chickens
- Instructors with real-world experience
- Classes four days a week encourages employment at a veterinary facility. Earning while you are learning helps keep your student debt low, improves your knowledge retention, and improves your hands-on skills.
- High pass rate on the National Board Exam.
- Affordable tuition and A+ funds accepted.
We'll give you every advantage to become a highly skilled Veterinary Nurse / Technician. Earn your degree and be on your way to a great career!
Accreditation: American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
Veterinary Nurse / Technician Pathway – AAS Veterinary Technology
|Fall Semester (Complete Prerequisites)|
|COLL 100||First Year Seminar|
|ENGL 101||Composition and Reading I|
|BIOL 106||General Zoology (or BIOL 101 General Biology)|
|CHEM 105||Introductory Chemistry (or CHEM 111 General College Chemistry I)|
|Spring Semester (Complete General Education Courses and Apply this Semester)|
|ENGL 102||Composition and Reading II|
|COMM 100 or
COMM 102 or
|Fundamentals of Speech or
Fundamentals of Human Communication or
|POLS 135||Introduction to Political Science (or HIST 120, HIST 121, POLS 136, POLS 137)|
|Fall Semester (Once accepted into Veterinary Technician Program)|
|Veterinary Practice Management|
|VETT 101||Principles of Animal Science I|
|VETT 108||Clinical Mathematics for Veterinary Technicians|
|VETT 202||Veterinary Anatomy|
|VETT 110||Principles of Animal Science II|
|VETT 111||Sanitation and Animal Care|
|VETT 201||Clinical Pathology Techniques I|
|VETT 214||Veterinary Technician Preceptorship|
|VETT 200||Veterinary Hospital Technology I|
|VETT 211||Clinical Pathology Techniques II|
|VETT 212||Large Animal Technology|
|VETT 203||Laboratory Animal Technology|
|VETT 209||Equine Medicine and Management|
|VETT 210||Veterinary Hospital Technology II|
|VETT 213||Radiology and Electronic Procedures|