Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician M VT CC

Students learn the skills and procedures to effectively contribute to the health and well being of veterinary patients. Veterinary technicians, while always working under the supervision of a veterinarian, provide many services. Routine duties include restraint of animals, sample collection, nursing care (IV catheter placement, bandage application, medication administration, etc.), feeding of animals, record keeping, office procedures, and client education and communication. Other skills include administration of anesthesia, surgical nursing, radiographic procedures, dental prophylaxis, clinical pathology procedures and medication preparation.

Program Name: 
Veterinary Technician
Program Number: 
10-091-1
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Associate Degree
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Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$28,130
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