Turn your love for animals into a career
As a veterinary technologist, you’ll help provide care for patients who aren’t able to say what’s wrong. Under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian, students will perform a variety of tasks to treat and care for animals of all types and sizes. Austin Community College’s Veterinary Technology Program provides a comprehensive education and practical experience with nursing care, clinical laboratory procedures, radiology, anesthesiology, dental care, and surgical assistance. Upon completion students are ready to take state and national certification exams.
One of the fastest-growing career fields in health sciences, veterinary technology offers a wide and increasing range of employment opportunities. Most opportunities in this fast-paced field are found in a clinical or hospital environment, but veterinary technicians can also find employment in more exotic settings such as a zoo, aquarium, or wildlife refuge.
Veterinary technician in settings such as pet clinics, animal shelters, universities, zoos, and wildlife rehabilitation centers.