Veterinary Technology, AAS (VT23) Degree

Program Description: The Veterinary Technology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the field of veterinary technology. General education, basic science and program-specific learning opportunities develop the knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.

Length of Program: Seven (7) Semesters

Locations Offered:
Thomasville

Entrance Date: Fall Semester

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Veterinary Technology Competitive Admissions Criteria Requirements:

Veterinary Technology Student Handbook: 2018-2019 Veterinary Technology Student Handbook

Age: 18 years of age or older

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Additional Requirements: Physical Exam. Criminal Background Check and Drug Toxicology may be required by internship sites. Rabies Vaccination is strongly encouraged.

Note: Those who have been arrested/convicted of a moral and/or legal violation of the law may not be granted permission to take the licensing examination.

Program Final Exit Point: Veterinary Technology, Associate of Applied Science. Program graduates are eligible to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Examination and are qualified to apply for credentials as a Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Georgia.

Job Listings:

Veterinary Technician National Examination 3-year Pass Rate:

July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018

Number of eligible first-time candidates 31
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE 28
Three-year VTNE pass percentage 46.4%

Credits Required for Graduation: 83 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Accreditation Information: The program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Accreditation Committee on Veterinary Education and Activities (CVTEA), 1931 North Meacham Road, Schaumberg, Illinois 60173, Phone: 800-248-2862 ext. 6624, https://www.avma.org. Program graduates receive the Associate of Applied Science degree, are eligible to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Examination, and are qualified to apply for credentials as a Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Georgia.

Cost
Books: $655.20
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $1,157.00
Total: $2,121.20
Books: $600.00
Fees: $334.00
Tuition: $1,157.00
Total: $2,091.00
Books: $650.00
Fees: $342.50
Tuition: $623.00
Total: $1,615.50
Books: $578.50
Fees: $344.00
Tuition: $1,246.00
Total: $2,168.50
Books: $475.40
Fees: $344.00
Tuition: $979.00
Total: $1,798.40
Books: $643.59
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,157.00
Total: $2,084.59
Books: $150.00
Fees: $1,004.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $2,222.00
Curriculum
1: General Education Courses (20 Hours) 20
Area I: Language Arts/Communications (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Hours) 3
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (11 Hours) 11
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
CHEM 1151 Survey of Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHEM 1151L Survey of Inorganic Chem Lab 1
BIOL 1111 Biology I 3
BIOL 1111L Biology I Lab 1
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Hours) 3
2: Institutional Credit (3 hours) 3
COLL 1500 Student Success 3
3: Occupational Courses (60 hours) 60
COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
VETT 1000 Veterinary Med Terminology 2
VETT 1010 Intro to Veterinary Technology 1
VETT 1020 Veterinary Clinical Patho I 3
VETT 1030 Vet Clinical Procedures I 4
VETT 1060 Animal A & P 4
VETT 1070 Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging 3
VETT 2120 Veterinary Clinical Path II 4
VETT 1110 Veterinary Pathology & Disease 4
VETT 2130 Veterinary Clinical Proc II 5
VETT 2160 Pharmacology for Vet Tech 3
VETT 2210 Laboratory and Exotic Animals 4
VETT 2220 Veterinary Practice Mgmt 3
VETT 2230 Vet Anesthesiology & Surg Proc 5
VETT 2300 Vet Tech Clinical Internship 12
Faculty & Staff
Program Chair

Veterinary Technology Program Director, School of Health Sciences
Thomasville

Advisor

Veterinary Technology Faculty, Veterinary Technology
Thomasville


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