Veterinary Technology (VET)

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Veterinary Technology is designed to train Veterinary Technologists to assist Veterinarians in industry, medical centers and animal hospitals. Careers such as these require trained professionals who have knowledge and skills in all aspects of veterinary medicine. This program provides training in animal husbandry and restraint, nursing, surgical preparation and techniques, drug administration, anesthesia, anatomy, laboratory techniques and radiography. Preceptorships at various private practices and research institutions provide valuable on-the-job training. 

 
If you have specific questions about the program, please call the Veterinary Technology Department at (937) 512-2563. 
  
Accreditation
The Veterinary Technician Program has initial accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (AVMA/CVTEA).  Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Board Exam (VTNE) once they have completed the program.
 
Important Information about Health Sciences Programs: The Health Sciences (HS) Programs consist of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the program specific information packet located on each HS program's webpage.