Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Veterinary Technology

Veterinary technology is one of the fastest-growing career fields in health sciences. This program provides practical experience with clinical laboratory procedures, dental care, surgical assistance, and more. Upon completion, you’ll be ready to take state and national licensing exams.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

    Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.

    Hourly Wage: $13.62

    Currently Employed: 1112

    Projections:

    1112 people are employed as Veterinary Technologists and Technicians. This number is expected to increase by 9.26% over the next four years.

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Applied Science

  • Veterinary Technology

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