Online Veterinary Technician Program
In the veterinary technician program, you’ll gain the knowledge required for a fulfilling career working with animals. Our online program covers everything you need to know to work as a veterinary technician. The skills you gain from our online degree program can build the foundation for a successful future in the veterinary field.
The Associate in Applied Science Veterinary Technician program is designed to provide students with the entry-level knowledge and abilities to obtain employment as a veterinary technician. The goal of the program is to produce graduates that function as exceptional members of the veterinary health care team. The program provides a strong foundation in basic sciences along with the detailed course material needed to develop the technical and critical thinking skills needed by entry-level veterinary technicians.
After completing the Associate in Applied Science Veterinary Technician degree program, students will be able to:
- Explain the legal and ethical issues that affect the veterinary industry.
- Demonstrate proficiency at basic animal care and handling on companion animals, exotic animals, and farm animals.
- Demonstrate understanding of basic principles of business management, client education, and communications.
- Explain requirements for storage, handling, dispensing, and disposal of medications as well as legal requirements related to use of medications.
- Demonstrate competence in performing procedures related to veterinary anesthesia, surgical and medical nursing, diagnostic imaging, and other diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
- Demonstrate competence in performing laboratory procedures in veterinary parasitology, clinical chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, cytology, and immunology.
- Demonstrate competence in performing basic nursing procedures on companion animals, exotic animals, and farm animals.
- Achieve a passing score on the Veterinary Technician National Examination.
Our Vet Tech program will enable you to advance your career in the veterinary technician field. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.