Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology
Earning an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from City College will give students all the necessary skills to sit for the AVMA exam and all the knowledge necessary to care for animals in a variety of veterinary settings.
Just like a doctor depends on the support of a qualified nursing staff, a veterinarian depends on the support of skilled veterinary technicians. For animal lovers looking for a fulfilling career, a Vet Tech is a great option! Especially, since jobs in the industry are growing at a faster than average rate and predicted to increase by as much as 16% by 2029**.
Certified veterinary technicians routinely perform a variety of tasks on animals including – monitoring vital signs, drawing blood or other samples, x-rays, administering medication or injections, record keeping and client education.
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The 8 quarter Veterinary Technology program at City College combines classroom lectures with hands-on clinical training to ensure students receive a well-rounded education in veterinary technology.
The City College Veterinary Technology program helps prepare students for rewarding careers in the world of veterinary medicine. Students will work in real-life clinical scenarios during their 300 hours of externship at a local veterinary clinic, helping them smoothly transition to the real-life demands of a veterinary clinical environment.
- Hands-on training with large, exotic and domestic animals
- AVMA programmatic accreditation
- Test preparation and skills review prior to attempting or sitting for the AVMA exam
- 2 externships prior to graduation
- Institutionally accredited by ABHES
- Accepting transfer credits
- Animal Anatomy & Physiology
- Animal Nutrition
- Disease Problems in Companion Animals
- Laboratory Skills for Veterinary Technicians
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Imaging Techniques
- Veterinary Pharmacoogy
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Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology and are qualified to apply for many entry-level positions in just about any veterinary practice! Graduates are qualified to seek employment at:
Animal Rescue / Shelter Animal Care
Biomedical Veterinary Research
Diagnostic / Pathology Lab Support
Veterinary Practice Management
Veterinary Products & Supply Sales
Zoo / Exotic / Wildlife Animal Care
IS A CAREER IN veterinary technology RIGHT FOR YOU?
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