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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.

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Application Period
January 25, 2024 – June 10, 2024
Open Houses
Location: NV Building (NV172)

Mon March 11, 2024 6 – 7:30 p.m.
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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

The TEAS test is a minimum requirement to apply for this program. Potential applicants are encouraged to complete this form if they are not sure whether they are meeting eligibility requirements or have questions about the test. Applicants should also be sure to visit the FAQ page for general questions about the test.

*Minimum requirements are subject to change each academic year. Please refer to the information packet.


Program Outcomes

July 1, 2020-June 30, 2023
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE 43
Three-year VTNE pass percentage 65.12%
Veterinary Medical Technology Course Information
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