May 27, 2020  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Veterinary Technology - A.A.S.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs by Degree Types

This two year program provides preparation and training in Veterinary Technology.  Vol State has initial accreditation through AVMA. Students graduating from this program are eligible to sit for the National Veterinary Technology Exam required for licensure in Tennessee.  Admission to the program is competitive. Applications for admission are due in the Spring for the following Fall semester, followed by interviews and final class selection. Check the Veterinary Technology website for specific due dates.  The following are required for consideration and selection into the program:

  • Admission to the College
  • Application to the Veterinary Technology Program, with required documentation including observation hours completed with a veterinarian or licensed veterinary technician.
  • Personal Interview
  • Clear background check and proof of health insurance prior to final selection

For additional information about the program, contact the Mathematics and Science Division or visit

General Education Requirements - Credits (16)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (70)

Computer Literacy Requirement

See for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary
Veterinary Technician (LVMT) $18,000 $30,500

Career and salary information taken from Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule

This is a recommended schedule.  Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs by Degree Types