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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Veterinary Technology - A.A.S.

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For more information on this program, contact the Math and Science division at 615-230-3261 or at mathscience@volstate.edu.

This two year program provides preparation and training in Veterinary Technology. Vol State has initial accreditation through the American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (AVMA-CVTEA). 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 limited and competitive. Applications for admission are due in the Fall for the Spring semester.

Check the Veterinary Technology website for specific due dates. 

The following are required for consideration and selection into the program: admission to the college, acceptable placement scores or completion of all learning support, 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.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (70)

Career and Salary Information

The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website http://www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements. Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary 
Veterinary Technician (LVMT) $20,600 $31,130

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.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

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