Major: Veterinary Technology at Northern Virginia Community College

The Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology is part of the Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant program at Northern Virginia Community College

The curriculum will prepare the student for a career as a veterinary technician. Satisfactory completion of the curriculum will make the student eligible to take the national board examination (VTNE) toward certification as a licensed veterinary technician. The curriculum is broad and includes both practical and theoretical coursework which prepares the student for employment in various areas of animal healthcare including veterinary hospitals and research and diagnostic laboratories. Students have two options for course delivery?a traditional, daytime option that offers full-time, on-site instruction or a part-time distance education program delivered through online lessons with on-site practical lab assessments.

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VCCS Plan Code:1880
CIP Code:01.8301

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