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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.

Update for Fall 2023

The CFCC health science/nursing faculty and Student Services units rolled out new testing guidelines for health science and nursing applicants. Starting for fall 2023, the TEAS test (by ATI; versions 6 and 7 only) will be used in place of the PSB and must be completed successfully before filing an Intent to Apply.

For more details, please visit the Health Science Enrollment Center , FAQ page , or CFCC Testing Services .


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, 2023 – May 22, 2023

Information Session

Step One

Watch the virtual tour video .

Step Two

Print, review, and highlight the information packet.

Step Three

Watch the information session video .

Please be sure to answer all quiz questions. Students must receive 100% on quizzes to qualify for VMT Program (results are emailed to the program director, April Lehmann).

Program Outcomes

July 1, 2019-June 30, 2022
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE 41
Three-year VTNE pass percentage 58.54%
Veterinary Medical Technology Course Information