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Veterinary Medical Technology

Are you an animal lover? Get paid for doing what you love with a degree in Veterinary Medical Technology, which will prepare you for a career assisting veterinarians in examinations, collecting specimens, dispensing medications, surgery, and more.

This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to assist veterinarians in preparing animals, equipment, and medications for examination and surgery; collecting specimens; performing laboratory, radiographic, anesthetic, dental procedures; assisting in surgery; and providing proper husbandry of animals and their environment.

Graduates of accredited programs may be eligible to take state and national examinations administered by the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board. Graduates may be employed in veterinary clinics; diagnostic, research, or pharmaceutical laboratories; zoos; academic institutions; or other areas associated with animal care.

Program Mission

The educators of the Veterinary Medical Technology program strive to educate our students to be successful veterinary technicians, providing high-quality, and compassionate veterinary nursing care.

Selective Admission Process

*Applications are accepted from January through May for the class beginning the subsequent fall semester.

Quick information

Application Period
January 25, 2022 – May 3, 2022 or until filled.
Information Sessions
Information sessions are being held virtually. NO appointment needed. Please arrive on time.

Access the Info Sessions

Fri Dec. 3, 2021 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Fri Jan. 7, 2022 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Wed Jan. 19, 2022 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Fri Feb. 4, 2022 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Wed Feb. 16, 2022 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Wed March 2, 2022 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Wed March 16, 2022 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Fri March 25, 2022 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Wed April 20, 2022 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Fri April 29, 2022 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Program Outcomes

July 1, 2018-June 30, 2021
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE 32
Three-year VTNE pass percentage 59%
Veterinary Medical Technology Course Information
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