CAMPUS AND ONLINE
SCHOOLS -- --VETINARY TECHNOLOGY --
below are selected online schools with a brief description of
their programs for Teachers and Administrators. For additional
information click on the links below and then fill out the necessary
information each school requests.
DEGREES OTHER THAN FOR VETINARY TECHNOLOGY --->Click
Animal Behavior College
Dog Trainer Program ---Grooming Program ----Veterinary Assistant
Animal Behavior College (ABC) is a highly reputable nationwide
vocational school specializing in animal related career training
courses. Their programs offer individuals a unique educational
format by combining distance learning and a hands-on training
component.The animal industry is amazing, rewarding, and very
lucrative for everyone involved. Animal Behavior College currently
has three certification programs: Certified Dog Trainer Course,
Certified Veterinary Assistant Course, and a Certified Groomer
The Associate of Occupational Studies in Veterinary Technology
program focuses on the handling and health care management of
a variety of species including—though not limited to—cats, dogs,
exotics, lab animals, horses, cattle, small ruminants, and birds.
The program provides you with both the classroom and clinical
experience that you will need to apply for an entry-level position
as a veterinary technician. Graduates of the program may be eligible
to take the Veterinary Technician National Examination.†
National American University -- Associate of Applied Science
This is an 8-quarter program with the last quarter consisting
of an externship during which students will work with a veterinarian
in a veterinary office. The veterinary technology program is accredited
by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
(CVTEA), a division of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
As a student in this program, you are trained to assist veterinarians
in all aspects of a veterinary practice, including patient care,
medical administration, surgical preparation, equipment maintenance,
radiological procedures, laboratory procedures, public relations
and office procedures. Upon graduation, the veterinary technician
is qualified to take the National Veterinary Technician Exam and/or
any other state exam required for registration, certification
or licensure in that state.
Penn Foster -- Vetinary Technician --Online Associate of Science
With Penn Foster College, you can earn your Associate of Science
Degree as a Veterinary Technician.
Ace the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Graduates
of the Penn Foster Veterinary Technician Associate Degree Program
consistently score 20%-30% higher than the national average on
the VTNE and achieve a pass rate of 95%. Our graduates’ superior
performance on the VTNE is a direct result of the instruction
they receive from our faculty of experts that includes published
authors, conference presenters, and officers and committee chairs
of state and national veterinary technology education associations.
Practicum This program requires the student to enroll
in two 225 hour practicums at the end of Semesters Two and Four.
Vatterott College -- Vetinary Technology
The educational objective of the Veterinary Technician Associate
of Applied Science Degree is to provide students with the knowledge
and skills necessary to accept entry-level positions upon graduation.
Upon successful completion, graduates possess specific skills
in the handling and restraint of animal patients, nursing care,
veterinary office procedures, sterilization, radiology, pharmacology,
hematology, blood chemistry, parasitology, microbiology procedures
and surgical assistance. Graduates have a basic understanding
of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, veterinary laboratory
procedures as well as the sterile surgical techniques necessary
for them to function successfully as Veterinary Technicians in
veterinary clinics, hospitals, or research facilities.
Stratford Career Institute -- Study at Home Program
Stratford's Veterinary Assistant Training offers comprehensive
career education in many key aspects of animal science, including:
• Examinations, Diagnostic Tests, and Records • Anesthesia, Surgery,
and Medications • Animal Nutrition • Grooming • Wound Management
• Preventative Health • Interactions with Owners • Record Keeping
and Management and much more!