Veterinary Technology Program

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The Veterinary Technology Program provides students with extensive hands-on experience with many animal species as well as opportunities for clinical medicine and surgery during clinical rotations in the on-campus veterinary clinic. 

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology trains students to provide a wide range of support to veterinarians from diagnostic imaging, dental hygiene and medical laboratory services to anesthesia, behavioral and radiological assistance. 

The Veterinary Technology Program is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association - Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities. Graduates may sit for the Veterinary Technician National Exam, which allows them to then sit for the Nevada Veterinary Technician Exam and other state licensing examinations.

NOTE: This is a limited entry program. Students must attend a health programs orientation and meet with a health programs advisor for additional counseling prior to application.

Graduates can move on to further their veterinary education at other institutions or pursue positions working in private practice, zoo medicine, education, medical research, industrial veterinary medicine and more.

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