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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.

Selective Admission Process

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

*Important Note: Observation Hours are no longer in effect for the January 22, 2020 – May 20, 2020 application period.

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Application Period
January 22, 2020 – May 20, 2020

Information Sessions

Veterinary Medical Technology information sessions will be made available online for applicants who are interested in filing an Intent to Apply for 2020 as a candidate for fall admission to the program. Please contact Kristina Bartlett at  kbartlett@cfcc.edu  and specify planning to file an Intent to Apply in the subject line.

All remaining PSB testing for students with eligible “Intents to Apply” will be rescheduled and students will be notified when this will occur.

Veterinary Medical Technology Course Information
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