Veterinary Technology Programs & Degree | Broadview University

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Broadview University developed the Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology degree program with your future in mind. With this vet tech degree, you’ll gain the knowledge, training 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 degree 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).

When you enroll at Broadview University, we will evaluate your work, academic, and military history to make sure you’re getting college 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 21 months.

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Percent of Grads employed after Graduation

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Months to complete Program

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Percent projected job growth through 2026

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Your Future Working as a Vet Tech

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

91% of our graduates are employed after program completion. Broadview University alumni have gone on to work at some of Utah’s best facilities, including:

  • ARUP Laboratories
  • Happy Paws Pet Sitting Plus
  • All Valley Animal Care Center
  • Millcreek Animal Hospital
  • Healing Heart Animal Hospital
Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) Reporting to the Community
West JordanJuly 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE57
Three-year VTNE pass percentage44%

Veterinary Technology Courses

As a college student pursuing training in an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology degree, 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 a school 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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