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VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Associate's degree, Employment

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant. 018301

Description

The Veterinary Technician Degree is one of only a few online programs that is fully accredited by the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), which provides eligibility to sit for the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Examination) certification exam and/or additional state licensing. It is a four semester Associates degree, enriched with discussion boards and webinars for interactive learning. The program also includes mandatory clinical externship portions for hands-on experience assisting a veterinarian and veterinary technicians in a licensed clinic or animal hospital.

Details

Hours

78

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

Penn Foster

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Online / Externship Site

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

NA

Refund Policy

Based on amount of coursework completed

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$6,040.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$6,040.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$6,040.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$6,040.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2056.00Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
$16.55 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

925 Oak Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18515

Phone Number

(570) 961-4069

Last Updated

Feb 25, 2021

Created

Jul 05, 2017