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Veterinary Technician Program Features

The NEW Veterinary Technology program prepares the student for a career as a veterinary technician. The curriculum prepares the student for employment in various areas of animal healthcare including veterinary hospitals and research and diagnostic laboratories, the instruction in this program consists of skills and concepts related to: patient management, care, and clinical procedures assistance as well as owner communication. Includes instruction in animal nursing care, animal health and nutrition, animal handling, clinical pathology, radiology, anesthesiology, dental prophylaxis, surgical assisting, clinical laboratory procedures, office administration skills, patient and owner management, and applicable standards and regulations.

Degree and Certificate Options

Associate of Applied Science, Veterinary Technician 68 Credit Hours
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Accreditation

WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604
www.ncahlc.org • 800.621.7440

Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

More accreditation information coming soon.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.