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Associate Degree Program for
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Earn a Veterinary Technology Degree in Less Than 2 Years

Broadview University developed the Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology with your future in mind. With this degree, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to excel in environments ranging from private clinics to research labs, all while learning to provide compassionate care to animals.


The veterinary technology program at Broadview University is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) as a program for educating veterinary technicians. Upon graduation, you’ll qualify to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE), which will allow you to become a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT).

75%

Graduates who are employed after program completion

Campus Accountability Report

18

MONTHS

Time it takes to graduate with this degree

*with full-time study

20%

Projected job growth rate for veterinary technicians through 2026

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016

What You’ll Learn at Broadview University

Our vet tech program curriculum is developed by industry professionals in order to equip you with an in-demand degree. You’ll even participate in an externship, so you’ll have hands-on experience before you graduate.

Some of the topics you’ll master include:

  • Physiology and pharmacology
  • Small animal nutrition and nursing
  • Imaging
  • Small animal emergency care and pain management
  • Veterinary business practices

Veterinary Technology Courses You’ll Take

As a student pursuing an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology, you will be required to complete 64 veterinary technology credit hours and 30 general education credit hours.

During your time at Broadview University, you’ll work hands-on with animals in our labs. You’ll even participate in an externship at a local facility and a career capstone so you can have on-the-job practice before you even graduate

Some types of vet tech classes you’ll take include:

  • Animal Dentistry
  • Imaging
  • Surgical Assisting
  • Large Animals
  • Review course for VTNE with mock exams
  • Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Management
  • Clinical Lab
  • Small Animal Emergency Care
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The Most Direct Path to a Veterinary Technician Degree

Know Your Path to Graduation

When you enroll at Broadview University, we will evaluate your work, academic, and military history to make sure you’re getting credit for your experience. We’ll then help you set up your CareerPath, provide a clear track with a dedicated full-time schedule. You’ll be better prepared to enter the workforce—all within as little as 18 months.

Career Path
Credit for Experience

Get College Credit for Education, Work Experience, and Military Service

Your prior academic, work, and military experience can earn you college credit! When you come to Broadview University, we’ll help you determine if there is any credit you’ve already qualified for—even before you start your classes.

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Your Future as a Vet Tech in the Workplace

Whether your future plans are to continue your education or immediately enter the working world, Broadview University’s vet tech program has you covered.

75% of our graduates are employed after program completion. Broadview University alumni have gone on to work at some of Utah’s best facilities, including:

Campus Accountability Report

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Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) Reporting to the Community
West Jordan July 1, 2014- June 30, 2017
Number of eligible first-time candidates 58
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE 44
Three-year VTNE pass percentage 61%
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