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If you love animal lover and want to help them and their families, becoming a veterinary technician is perfect for you! There are few careers as rewarding as those who work in the veterinary field. The overall picture of the career’s future is very strong according to the latest bls.gov data. In the article below we will be covering the basic vet tech job description, the steps to get in to accredited training, how to go about getting certified, the future of the career and much more!

The American Veterinary Medical Association, who is one of the leading regulating bodies in the whole country for veterinary medicine and the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities has accredited over 230 vet tech programs. We will break that all down for you below and show you how to pick the best vet tech school for you. The vet tech field is one of the fastest growing allied health careers out there!

The 5 Easy Steps to Become a Vet tech

1 – Earn Your Associates Degree as a Veterinary Technician – All aspiring veterinary technicians must complete an associate degree program at an accredited vet tech program in their respective state.
2 – Pass the American Association of Veterinary State Boards Certification Examination – If you want to become a vet technician, passing the certification test given by the AAVSB is mandatory for that to happen.
3 – Become an Active Member of National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America – Get registered and become a member on the vet tech registry managed by the NAVTA and you will on your way to becoming a certified veterinary technician.
4 – Find your First Vet Tech Job – Usually the most common places to get hired is at animal hospitals and clinics.
5 – Maintain Your Vet Tech Certification Trough Continuing Education – Once you have been certified or licensed once, you will have to keep your certification license fresh by taking short courses in continued education to maintain the validity of your certification/license.

Accredited Vet Tech Schools by State

All the schools listed in the tabs below are accredited and approved by the AVMA and the CVTEA. If you want to become a vet tech in your state you must complete training from one of the approved vet tech programs listed below.

Coastal Alabama Community College (formerly named Faulkner State Community College)
Veterinary Technology Program
1900 Hwy 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507
251-580-2100
Cathleen Forester, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 13, 2015; Next Evaluation: 2020
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Jefferson State Community College
Veterinary Technology Distance Learning Program
2601 Carson Road
Birmingham, AL 35215-3098
205- 856-8519
Jodi Turner Bloch, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March 16, 2007; Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

University of Alaska Anchorage 3211 Providence Drive Anchorage AK 99508 907-786-1800 Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

Arkansas State University-Beebe
1000 Iowa Street
PO Box 1000
Beebe, AR 72012
501-882-4572
Kristie Coley, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation – June 10, 2009;Next Evaluation:2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Mesa Community College
Veterinary Technology/Animal Health Program
1833 W. Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202
480-461-7488
Kimberly Focht, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation February 3, 2006; Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Penn Foster College
Veterinary Technician Distance Education Program
14300 N. Northsight Blvd, Suite 125
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
800-275-4410
James Hurrell, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation January 5, 2006; Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
8181 E. Irvington Road
Tucson, AZ 85709-4000
520-206-7414
Timothy Krone, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-January 29, 2003;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-East Valley
Veterinary Technology Program
2160 S Power Road
Mesa, AZ 85209
480-898-9898
Julie Lucas, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: January 21, 2011;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-Phoenix
Veterinary Technology Program
13610 N. Black Canyon Highway, Suite 102
Phoenix, AZ 85029
800-477-7462
Stephanie Huss, LVT, Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: January 20, 2017; Next Evaluation: 2022
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-Tucson
Veterinary Technology Program
3350 E Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85716
520-326-1600
Jennifer Serling, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: September 2, 2011;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
College of Agriculture
Animal Health Technology Program
3801 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
909-869-2136
Joanne Sohn, DVM Director
Bachelor in Animal Health Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1996;Next Evaluation: 2024
FULL ACCREDITATION

Carrington College-Citrus Heights Campus
7301 Greenback Lane, Suite A
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
916-722-8200
Ashley Read, RVT Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation-June 16, 2006;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Carrington College-Pleasant Hill
Veterinary Technician Program
380 Civic Drive, #300
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
925-609-6650
Jasmine Amini, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-March 31, 2004;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Carrington College-Pomona
901 Corporate Center Drive
Pomona, CA 91768
916-388-2884
Sherri Reichardt, RVTg Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation-February 3, 2012;Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Carrington College-Sacramento
Veterinary Technology Program
8909 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826
916-361-1660
Janelle Emmett, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-August 20, 2004​;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Carrington College-San Jose
Veterinary Technician Education Program
5883 Rue Ferrari, Suite 125
San Jose, CA 95138
408-360-0840
Jennifer Berry, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-December 1, 2006;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Carrington College-San Leandro
Veterinary Technology Program
170 Bayfair Mall
San Leandro, CA 94578
510- 276-3888
Sabrina Torres, RVT Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-August 18, 2004;Next Evaluation:2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Carrington College-Stockton
Veterinary Technician Education Program
1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
Stockton, CA 95207
209-956-1240 x 44116
Candace Morton, RVT Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accrediation – June 14, 2006;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Central Coast College
Veterinary Technology Program
480 South Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901
831-424-6767
Sharon Willis, RVT, Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: December 2, 2016; Next Evaluation: 2021
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Cosumnes River College
Veterinary Technology Program
8401 Center Pkwy.
Sacramento, CA 95823
916-691-7355
Christopher Impinna, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1975;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Foothill College
Veterinary Technology Program
12345 El Monte Rd.
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
650-949-7203
Lisa Eshman, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1977;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Los Angeles Pierce College
Veterinary Technology Program
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA 91371
818-347-0551
Jennifer Adelini, DVM Director 
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-December, 1975; April, 1993;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Mount San Antonio College
Registered Veterinary Technology Program
1100 N. Grand Ave.
Walnut, CA 91789
909-594-5611
Dawn Waters, RVT Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1977;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-Chula Vista
780 Bay Blvd, Suite 101
Chula Vista, CA 91910
619-425-3200
Kassey Baldwin, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: June 18, 2010;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Platt College-Alhambra
Veterinary Technology Program
1000 S Fremont Ave, Bldg A10N #3
Alhambra, CA 91764
626-300-5444
Kristy Veltri, RVT Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: August 17, 2012;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Platt College-Anaheim
Veterinary Technology Program
1551 Douglass Road
Anaheim, CA 92806
714-333-9606
Karen Hartman, RVT Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: February 2, 2018; Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Platt College-Ontario
Veterinary Technology Program
3700 Inland Empire Blvd, Suite 400
Ontario, CA 91764
909-941-9410
William Raines, RVT Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: February 8, 2013;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Platt College-Riverside
Veterinary Technology Program
6465 Sycamore Canyon Blvd.
Riverside, CA 92507
951-572-4300
Jennifer Bench, RVT Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: January 17, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

San Joaquin Valley College
Veterinary Technology Program
295 East Sierra Ave
Fresno, CA 93710
866-544-7898
Michele Perez, RVT Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: January 18, 2013;Next Evaluation: 2023
PROBATIONARY ACCREDITATION

Stanbridge University
Veterinary Technology Program
2041 Business Center Drive, Suite 107
Irvine, CA 92612
949-794-9090
Emma Cusack RVT, Interim Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: August 28, 2015; Next Evaluation: 2021
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Yuba College
Veterinary Technology Program
2088 N. Beale Rd.
Marysville, CA 95901
530-741-6962
Kyle Mathis, DVM Interim Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1978;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
1681 S. Dayton St.
Denver, CO 80231
800-950-8001
Nolan Rucker, DVM President
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1975;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology
2768 Janitell Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
719-432-6384
Lindsey Williams, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 23, 2011:Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Colorado Mountain College
Veterinary Technology Program
Spring Valley Campus
3000 County Rd. 114
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
970-945-8691
Jeff Myers, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-December, 1975;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Community College of Denver
Veterinary Technology Program
1070 Alton Way, Bldg. 849
Denver, CO 80230
303-365-8300
Shannon Burkhalter, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 2002;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Front Range Community College
Veterinary Research Technology Program
4616 S. Shields
Ft. Collins, CO 80526
970-226-2500
Kimberly Schmidt, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1996;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs
5725 Mark Dabling Blvd, Suite 150
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
719-482-7462
Karina Torres-Cortes, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation – August 7, 2009;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-Aurora
Veterinary Technology Program
13750 E Mississippi Ave
Aurora, CO 80012
800-477-PIMA (7462)
Kate Arnold, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 15, 2013;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Middlesex Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
100 Training Hill Road
Middletown, CT 06457
860-343-5800
Christopher Gargamelli, DVM Interim Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: February 27, 2015;Next Evaluation: 2020
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
Park Place East
Winsted, CT 06098
860-738-6490
Adriane Cavanna, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 2000;Next Evaluation: 2024
FULL ACCREDITATION

Norwalk Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
188 Richards Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854
203-857-7000
Anne Hermans, DVM, Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation: September 16, 2016; Next Evaluation: 2021
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Delaware Technical and Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
21179 College Drive
Georgetown, DE 19947
302-855-5918
Valerie Quillen, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-May 1, 2002;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

City College-Gainesville
Veterinary Technology Program
7001 NW 4th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32607
866-314-5681
Gordon Smok, DVM Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: May 24, 2017; Next Evaluation 2022
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

City College-Hollywood
Veterinary Technology Program
6565 Taft Street
Hollywood, FL 33027
866-922-2178
Kimberly Augustin, CVT
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: February 12, 2016; Next Evaluation: 2021
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Eastern Florida State College (formerly Brevard Community College)
Veterinary Technology Program
1519 Clearlake Rd.
Cocoa, FL 32922
321-433-7594
Marianne D’Altilio, RVT Director
Associate in Science
Bachelor of Applied Science-Online
Initial Accreditation-November, 1999;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Florida A&M University
Veterinary Technology Program
4259 Bainbridge Highway
Quincy, FL
850-599-3000
Glen Wright, DVM Director
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation: October 30, 2013; Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Hillsborough Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
PO Box 31127
Plant City, FL 33631-3127
813-757-2157
Vincent Centonze, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-August 1, 2008;Next Evaluation: 2024
FULL ACCREDITATION

Miami-Dade College
Veterinary Technology Program
Medical Center Campus
950 NW 20th Street
Miami, FL 33127
305-237-4473
Karen Moss, RVT Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-February 21, 2003:Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pensacola State College
Veterinary Technology Program
5555 West Highway 98
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-484-1000
Sarah Meyer-Paterson, CVT Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: February 8, 2013; Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

St. Petersburg College
Veterinary Nursing Program
12376 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33774
727-341-3652
Tricia Gorham, CVT Director
  On-Campus Program
  Associate in Science
  Distance Learning Program
  Associate in Science
  Bachelor of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April 1978; November, 1995;Next Evaluation:2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Ashworth College
Veterinary Technology Program
6625 The Corners Parkway
Norcross, GA 30092
800-957-5412
Margi Sirois, CVT, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: August 29, 2018; Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Athens Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
800 US Highway 29N
Athens, GA 30601
706-355-5107
Lara Vaughn, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-February 28, 2003;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Fort Valley State University
Veterinary Technology Program
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030
478-825-6353
George McCommon, DVM Director 
Associate of Applied Science (Discontinued June 2010)
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation November, 1978; (4 yr) September, 2001;Next Evaluation:2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Gwinnett Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
5150 Sugarloaf Pkwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
770-962-7580
Ryan Cheek, RVTg Interim Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 2000;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Ogeechee Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
1 Joe Kennedy Blvd.
Statesboro, GA 30458
912-688-6037
Amy Dorminey, DVM Director 
Initial Accreditation-August 12, 2005;Next Evaluation: 2021
Associate of Applied Science
FULL ACCREDITATION

Southern Regional Technical College (formerly Southwest Georgia Technical College)
Veterinary Technology Program
15689 US Highway 19 North
Thomasville, GA 31792
229-225-4096 
Jennifer Mason, DVM Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: January 18, 2013;Next Evaluation: 2018
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Windward Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
45-720 Keaahala Road
Kaneohe, HI 96744
808-235-7400
Jenny Kelly DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation: March 15, 2013;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Des Moines Area Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd FFA_EC
Ankeny, IA 50023
800-362-2127
Amy Fertig, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March 14, 2005;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Iowa Lakes Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
19 South 7th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
712-262-7141
Dr. Michael Zaugg, Program Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 1, 2013;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Iowa Western Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
2700 College Road, Box 4-C
Council Bluffs, IA 51502
712-325- 3431
Dan DeWitt, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March 2, 2007;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Kirkwood Community College
Animal Health Technology Program
6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
319-398-4978
Kristi Murdock, RVT Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1989;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Muscatine Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
152 Colorado Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-288-6001
Dan Drahos, DVM Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 16, 2011;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Northeast Iowa Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
PO Box 400, 1625 Hwy 150 South
Calmar, IA 52132
800-728-2256
Chris Harvey, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: January 31, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

College of Southern Idaho
Veterinary Technology Program
315 Falls Ave.
Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238
208-733-9554 ext. 2408
Jody Rockett, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 1999:Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Joliet Junior College
Agriculture Sciences Department
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
815-280-2746
Eileen McKee, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March 2001;Next Evaluaton: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Parkland College
Veterinary Technology Program
2400 W. Bradley Ave.
Champaign, IL 61821
217-351-2224
Laurie Lobdell, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1976;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Rockford Career College
1130 S. Alpine Rd., Suite 100
Rockford, IL 61108
815-965-8616
Amber Raney, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-February 1, 2008;Next Evaluation: 2024
FULL ACCREDITATION

Vet Tech Institute at Fox College
18020 Oak Park Ave.
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Eric Bergsten, DVM Director
708-444-4500
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-October 22, 2007;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Purdue University
School of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Nursing Program
West Lafayette, IN 47907
765-496-6579
Bianca Zenor, DVM Director

On-Campus Program
Associate of Science
Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Nursing
Initial Accreditation- November, 1976;Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Distance Learning Program
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation-July 31, 2002;Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

The Vet Tech Institute at International Business College at Fort Wayne
5699 Coventry Lane
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
260-459-4500
Tim Paul, DVM Director
Occupational Associate
Initial Accreditation-February 23, 2007;Next Evaluaton: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

The Vet Tech Institute at International Business College – Indianapolis
7205 Shadeland Station
Indianapolis, IN 46804
317-813-2300
Joy Ritz, DVM Director 
Occupational Associate
Initial Accreditation-February 29, 2008;Next Evaluation: 2024
FULL ACCREDITATION

Colby Community College
Veterinary Nursing Program-Campus
1255 S. Range
Colby, KS 67701
785-460-5466
Jennifer Martin, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1974;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Colby Community College
Veterinary Nursing Distance Education Program
1255 S. Range Ave
Colby, KS 67701
785-462-3984
Jennifer Martin, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: September 12, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Independence Community College
1057 W College
Independence, KS 67301
620-332-5433
Amanda McCormick, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-February 10, 2012;Next Evaluation:2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Wichita Area Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
4501 E. 47th Street South
Wichita, KS 67210
316-677-9400
Amanda Hackerott, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 23, 2018; Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

​​Morehead State University
Veterinary Technology Program
25 MSU Farm Dr.
Morehead, KY 40351
606-783-2326
Phil Prater, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1977;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Murray State University
Animal Health Technology Program
Department of Agriculture
100 AHT Center
Murray, KY 42071
270-762-7001
Terry Canerdy, DVM Director
Bachelor in Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1986;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Owensboro Community and Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
1501 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
270-686-4400
Eddie Leach, DVM Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: January 23, 2015; Next Evaluation: 2020
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Baton Rouge Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225-216-8000
Rebecca Adcock, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 1, 2013;Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Delgado Community College
5200 Blair Drive
Room A3
Metairie, LA 70001
504-671-6234
Jennifer Limon, RVT Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-September 22, 2006;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Northshore Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
PO Box 1300
Greensburg, LA 70441
225-222-4251
Daina Powers, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 18, 2011;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Veterinary Technology Program
Department of Life Sciences
225 Bienvenu Hall
Natchitoches, LA 71497
318-357-5323
Brenda Woodard, DVM Director
Associate Degree
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1981;Next Evaluation:2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Becker College
Veterinary Technology Program
964 Main Street
Leicester, MA 01524
508-791-9241
Tara Novak, CVT Director
Associate in Science
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1978;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Holyoke Community College
Veterinary Technician Program
303 Homestead Ave.
Holyoke, MA 01040-1099
413-538-7000
Jennifer York, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1989;Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Massasoit Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
900 Randolph Street
Canton, MA 02021
800-227-3377
Silvia Coviello, CVT, Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 10, 2017; Next Evaluation: 2022
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

University of Massachusetts-Amherst at Mount Ida campus 
Veterinary Technology Program
777 Dedham St.
Newton, MA 02459
617-928-4545
Sarah Lefebvre, DVM Interim Director
Associate in Arts
Bachelor of Animal Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1985;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

North Shore Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
1 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA 01923
978-762-4000
Lelia King, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March 28, 2007;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Essex Campus of the Community College
Of Baltimore County
Veterinary Technology Program
7201 Rossville Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21237
410-682-6000
Carol Schwartz, VMD Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1978;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

University of Maine at Augusta Bangor campus
Veterinary Technology Program
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
207-262- 7852
Jennifer Freese, DVM Director
Bachelor in/of Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 2002;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

York County Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
112 College Drive
Wells, ME 04090
207-646-9282
Margaret Wheeler, LVT Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 4, 2016; Next Evaluation: 2021
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Baker College of Cadillac
Veterinary Technology Program
9600 East 13th Street
Cadillac, MI 49601
231-775-8458
Anya Petersen, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-May 9, 2003;Next Evaluation:2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Baker College of Clinton Township
34950 Little Mack Ave.
Clinton Township, MI 48035-4701
586-790-9430
Marianne Tear, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November 7, 2007;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Baker College of Flint
Veterinary Technology Program
1050 W. Bristol Road
Flint, MI 48507
800-964-4299 or 810-766-4153
Elsie Velazquez, LVT Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November 20, 2002;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Baker College of Jackson
Veterinary Technology Program
2800 Springport Road
Jackson, MI 49202
517-789-6123
Katrina Bowers, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March 21, 2006;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Baker College of Muskegon
Veterinary Technology Program
1903 Marquette Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49442
800-937-0337 or 231-777-5275
Laurie Wright, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-October 18, 2002;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Macomb Community College
Veterinary Technician Program
Center Campus
44575 Garfield Rd.
Clinton Township, MI 48044
586-286-2096
Lori Renda-Francis, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1979;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Michigan State University
Veterinary Technology Program
784 Wilson Road, Rm F101
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-353- 7267
Taylor Epp, LVT Director
Certificate
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-August, 1973;Next Evaluation: 2024
FULL ACCREDITATION

Dakota County Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
1300 145th Street East 
Rosemount, MN 55068
651-423-8000
Nicole Nieman, CVT Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: September 14, 2018: Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Ridgewater College
Veterinary Technology Dept.
2101 15th Ave., NW
Willmar, MN 56201
320-222-5200
Allen Balay, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1993;Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Rochester Community and Technical College
Animal Health Technology Program
851 30th Avenue SE
Rochester, MN 55904-4999
800-247-1296
Kimberly Rowley, DVM Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-January 28, 2005;Next Evaluation:2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Crowder College
601 LaClede Avenue
Neosho, MO 64850
417 -455-5772
Shawna Estep, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-October 20, 2006;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Jefferson College
1000 Viking Dr.
Hillsboro, MO 63050
636-942-3000
Dana Nevois, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1978:Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Maple Woods Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
2601 NE Barry Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64156
816-604-3235
Chris Morrow, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1975:Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Midwest Institute
Veterinary Technology Program
2 Soccer Park Rd.
Fenton, MO 63026
800-695-5550
Jeffery Vemmer DVM, Director
Associate of Occupational Science
Initial Accreditation: August 8, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Hinds Community College​​​
Veterinary Technology Program
1100 PMB 11160
Raymond, MS 39154
601-857-3456
Kirby Sills, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1990:Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Mississippi State University
240 Wise Drive
Starkville, MS 39762
662-325-3432
Allison Gardner, DVM Director 
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-January 27, 2012;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-Dillon
Veterinary TEchnology Program
434 E. Poindexter Street
Dillon, MT 59725
800-477-7462
Jan Winderl, DVM, Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 9, 2017; Next Evaluation: 2022
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Veterinary Medical Technology Program
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
828-254-1921 ext. 273
Paige Jimeson, RVT Interim Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation March 3, 2006:Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Central Carolina Community College
Veterinary Medical Technology Program
1105 Kelly Dr.
Sanford, NC 27330
919-775-5401
Kim Browning, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1974;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Gaston College
Veterinary Medical Technology Program
201 Hwy. 321 South
Dallas, NC 28034-1499
704-922-6200
Melanie Skinner, RVT Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1996;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Miller-Motte College 
3901 Capital Blvd, Suite 151
Raleigh, NC 27604
919-855-2504
Nicolette McNeely, RVT Director
Diploma
Initial Accreditation: September 7, 2012;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

North Dakota State University
Veterinary Technology Program
NDSU Dept. 2230
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108
701-231-7511
Teresa Sonsthagen, LVT Co-Director
Stacey Ostby, LVT Co-Director
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-May, 1978;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Veterinary Technology Program
RR3, Box 23A
Curtis, NE 69025
308-367-4124
Barbara Berg, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-August 1973;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Northeast Community College
Veterinary Technician Program
801 E. Benjamin Ave.
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
402-371-2020
Mike Cooper, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1997;Next Evaluation:2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Great Bay Community College 
Veterinary Technology Program
320 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-427- 7695
Deb Discher, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1998;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

University of New Hampshire
Thompson School of Applied Science
Veterinary Technology Program
104A Barton Hall
Durham, NH 03824
603-862-1025
Sarah Proctor, DVM Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 28, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Bergen Community College
School of Veterinary Technology
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
201-612-5389
Lisa Picht, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-October 1, 2008;Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Camden County College
Animal Science Technology Program
P.O. Box 200
Blackwood, NJ 08012
856-227-7200
Margaret Dorsey, CVT Director
Associate in Animal Technology
Initial Accreditation-November, 1978;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Central New Mexico Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
525 Buena Vista SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
505-224-4000
Evelyn Selva, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation- June 17, 2005;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Navajo Technical University
Veterinary Technology Program
State Hwy 37, Navajo Route 9
PO Box 849
Crownpoint, NM 87313
505-786-4100
Germaine Daye, DVM, Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 3, 2017; Next Evaluation: 2022
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

San Juan College
Veterinary Technology Distance Learning Program
4601 College Blvd.
Farmington, NM 87402
505-566-3838
David Wright, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November 8, 2006;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Alfred State College
Veterinary Technology Program
Agriculture Science Building
Alfred, NY 14801
607-578-3009
Douglas Pierson, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-September, 2001:Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Genesee Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
One College Road
Batavia, NY 14020
585-343-0055
Carolyn Caccamise DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: September 7, 2012;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

La Guardia Community College
The City University of New York
Veterinary Technology Program
31-10 Thomson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101
718-482-5470
Tara Scales, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1983;Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Medaille College
Veterinary Technology Program
18 Agassiz Cr.
Buffalo, NY 14214
716-884-3281
Joseph Savarese, DVM Interim Director
Associate in Science
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1996;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Medaille College-Online
Veterinary Technology Program
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214
800-292-1582
Renee Bugenhagen, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: August 10, 2018; Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Medaille College-Rochester
Veterinary Technology Program
1880 South Winton Road, Suite 1
Rochester, NY 14618
585-272-0030
Lola DuTremble, DVM Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 13, 2015; Next Evaluation: 2020
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Mercy College
Veterinary Technology Program
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
914-674-7530
Lisa Schenkel, DVM Director
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1987:Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

State University of New York-Canton
Agricultural & Technical College
Health Sciences & Medical Technologies
Veterinary Science Technology Program
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
315-386-7410
Mary O’Horo-Loomis, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1979;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

State University of New York-Delhi
College of Technology
Veterinary Science Technology Program
156 Farnsworth Hall
Delhi, NY 13753
607-746-4306
Katie Murphy, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation 1975; Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

State University of New York-Ulster (Ulster County Community College)
Veterinary Technology Program
Cottekill Road
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
800-724-0833, ext 5233
Beth Alden, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditaion-December 3, 2004;Next Evaluation:2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Suffolk County Community College
Veterinary Science Technology Program
Western Campus
Crooked Hill Rd.
Brentwood, NY 11717
631-851- 6289
Dennis Dougherty, DVM Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1996;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Westchester Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
75 Grassland Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
914-606-6600
Jessica Godin, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 14, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Columbus State Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
550 E. Spring St.
Columbus, OH 43216
614-287-3685
Peggy Williams, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-May, 1974;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Cuyahoga Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
11000 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Parma, OH 44130
216-987-5450
Kathy Corcoran, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1998;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Kent State University-Trumbull
Veterinary Technology Program
4314 Mahoning Ave NW
Warren, OH 44483
330-847-0571
Kimberly Huston, DVM Interim Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: January 26, 2018; Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Kent State University-Tuscarawas
School of Veterinary Technology
330 University Drive NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
330-339-3391
Kimberly Huston, DVM Interim Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November 7, 2008;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Ross College-North Canton
Veterinary Technology Program
4300 Munson St. NW
Canton, OH 44718
330-491-8533
John Tannuzzo, DVM Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 18, 2011;Next Evaluation:2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

UC Blue Ash College 
Veterinary Technology Program
9555 Plainfield Road
Blue Ash, OH 45236
513-936-7173
Jennifer Wells, DVM Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1975;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Sinclair Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
444 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45459
937-512-3000
Carolyn Worthen Reno, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 14, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Stautzenberger College – Brecksville
Veterinary Technology Program
8001 Katherine Blvd.
Brecksville, OH 44141
419-866-0261
Jeanette Kwiatkowski, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-December 8, 2006;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Stautzenberger College-Maumee
Veterinary Technology Program
1796 Indian Wood Circle
Maumee, OH 43537
419-866-0261
Julie Nedolast, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1996;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Vet Tech Institute at Bradford School- Columbus
2469 Stelzer Road
Columbus, OH 43219
614-416-6200
Angela Beal, DVM Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-August 11, 2006;Next Evaluation:2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Murray State College
Veterinary Technology Program
One Murray Campus
Tishomingo, OK 73460
580-371-2371
Debbie Reed, RVT Co-Director
Laura Sandmann, RVT Co-Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1980;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City
Veterinary Technology Program
900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
405-945-9112
Kimberly Reeds, DVM Director 
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 2000;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Tulsa Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
7505 W. 41st St.
Tulsa, OK 74107
918-595-8212
Jan Barnett, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 2000;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Portland Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
P.O. Box 19000
Portland, OR 97219
503-244-6111
Ragan Borzcik, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1989;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Central Oregon Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
541-383-7700
Beth Palmer, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: January 31, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Harcum College
Veterinary Nursing Program
750 Montgomery Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3476
610-526-6055
Kathy Koar, CVT Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1976;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Johnson College
Veterinary Science Technology Program
3427 N. Main Ave.
Scranton, PA 18508
1-800-2WE-WORK -or- 570-342-6404
Kimberly Konopka, CVT Department Chair
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1995;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Lancaster County Career & Technology Center
Veterinary Technology Program
1730 Hans Herr Drive, PO Box 527
Willow Street, PA 17584-0527
714-464-7050
Ms. Tammy Kramer, CVT Director
Associate of Specialized Technology
Initial Accreditation: March 14, 2018; Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Lehigh Carbon & Northampton Community Colleges
Veterinary Technology Program
3835 Green Pond Rd.
Bethlehem, PA 18020
610-861-5548
Lisa Martini-Johnson, CVT DVM Co-Director
Steven Marks DVM Co-Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 1999;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Manor College
Veterinary Technology Program
700 Fox Chase Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
215-885-2360
Joanna Bassert, VMD Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1992;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pittsburgh Career Institute
Veterinary Technology Program
421 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
800-333-6607
Lynn Williams, CVT Director
Associate in Specialized Technology
Initial Accreditation December 11, 2015; Next Evaluation: 2020
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Vet Tech Institute
Veterinary Technology Program
125 Seventh Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-391-7021 or 800-570-0693
Rebekah Clermont, DVM Director
Associate in Specialized Technology
Initial Accreditation-June 14, 2002;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Wilson College
Veterinary Medical Technology Program
1015 Philadelphia Ave.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-264-4141
Freya Burnett, CVT Director 
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-May, 1984;Next Evaluation: 2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

YTI Career Institute
Veterinary Technology Program
1405 Williams Road
York, PA 17402
717-757-1100
Kari Herchelroth, CVT Director
Associate in Specialized Technology
Initial Accreditation: April 4, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

New England Institute of Technology
Veterinary Technology Program
One New England Tech Blvd
East Greenwich, RI 02818
401-467-7744
Christopher Hannafin, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation: January 11, 2013; Next Evaluation: 2018
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Piedmont Technical College
Newberry Campus
1922 Wilson Road
Newberry, SC 29108
803-276-9000
Ruthie Buist, DVM Director
Associate in Health Science
Initial Accreditation-December 5, 2008;Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Tri-County Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
P.O. Box 587
Pendleton, SC 29670
864-646-8361
Ashley Fowler-Brady, LVT Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1979;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Trident Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
1001 South Live Oak Drive
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
843-899-8011
Paul Kerwin, DVM Director 
Associate in Allied Health Sciences
Initial Accreditation-March, 2002:Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

National American University-Rapid City 5301 South Highway 16 Rapid City SD 57701-2823 605-394-4800 Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

Chattanooga State Community College
4501 Amnicola Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37406-1097
423-697-4400
Marcy O’Rourke, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March 28, 2008;Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Columbia State Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
P.O. Box 1315, Health Sciences 105
Columbia, TN 38401
931-540-2722
Jamie Woodard, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1979;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Lincoln Memorial University
Veterinary Medical Technology Program
Cumberland Gap Pkwy.
LMU Box 1659
Harrogate, TN 37752
423-869-6278
Heather Bhakta, DVM Director
Associate of Science
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1987;Next Evaluation:2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

University of Tennessee at Martin
Veterinary Technology Program
256 Brehm Hall
Martin, TN
731-881-7000
Jason Roberts, DVM Director
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation: January 24, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Volunteer State Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
1480 Nashville Pike
Warf Building Room 100A
Gallatin, TN 37066
615-452-8600 
Hope Wright, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 15, 2013;Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Austin Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
1501 W Hwy 290
Elgin, TX 786211
512-223-4222
Kerry Coombs, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 5, 2016; Next Evaluation: 2021
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Blinn College
301 Post Office Street
Bryan, TX 77801
979-209- 7597
Catherine Pfent, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-February 17, 2012;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Cedar Valley College
Veterinary Technology Program
3030 N. Dallas Ave.
Lancaster, TX 75134
972-860-8127 
Kelly Black, DVM Director
  On-Campus Program
  Associate of Applied Science
  Distance Learning Program
  Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation- November 1978; September, 2001;Next Evaluation: 2024
FULL ACCREDITATION

Lone Star College 
Veterinary Technology Program
30555 Tomball Pkwy.
Tomball, TX 77375-4036
281-351-3357
Joyce Brod, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1990;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

McLennan Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
1400 College Drive
Waco, TX 76708
254-299-8750
Sue Allen, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-January 23, 2004;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Palo Alto College
Veterinary Technology Program
1400 W. Villaret Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78224-2499
210-486-3355
Laurie Pawelek, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1998;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-El Paso
Veterinary Technology Program
6296 Gateway Blvd. East
El Paso, TX 79915
800-477-7462
Helen Vega, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: August 29, 2018; Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-Houston
Veterinary Technology Program
10201 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024
713-778-0778
Lori VanValkenburg, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: August 22, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Veterinary Technology Program
Dept. of Animal, Rangeland, Wildlife Sciences, MSC 228
Kingsville, TX 78363
361-593-2315
Clay Hilton, DVM Director
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation: January 22, 2016; Next Evaluation: 2021
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Tyler Junior College
Veterinary Technology Program
1327 S. Baxter Avenue
Tyler, TX 75701
800-687-5680
Louisa Schmid, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 9, 2018; Next Evaluation: 2023
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

The Vet Tech Institute of Houston
4669 Southwest Freeway, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77027
713-629-1500
Catherine Huff, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-October 21, 2008;Next Evaluation: 2024
FULL ACCREDITATION

Vista College-PROGRAM NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS
Veterinary Technology Program
4620 50th Street, Suite 14
Lubbock, TX 79414
806-785-2100
Angela Hutchinson, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: June 20, 2012
TERMINAL ACCREDITATION

Broadview University – West Jordan​
Veterinary Technician Program
1902 West 7800 South
West Jordan, UT 84088
801-542-7600
Jaimee Young, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-August 22, 2003;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Blue Ridge Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
Box 80
Weyers Cave, VA 24486
540-234-9261
Brett Van Lear, DVM Director 
Associate of Applied Science
On-Campus Initial Accreditation-November, 1976
Distance Learning Initial Accreditation (VA residents only)-November, 1999
Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Northern Virginia Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
Loudoun Campus
21200 Campus Drive
LA Building, Rm 159
Sterling, VA 20164-8699
703-450-2525

On Campus Program
Associate of Applied Science
Kiana Adkisson-Selby, DVM Director
Initial Accreditation-April, 1980;Next Evaluation: 2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Distance Learning Program
Associate of Applied Science
Kiana Adkisson-Selby, DVM Director
Initial Accreditation-February 20, 2004;Next Evaluation:2022
FULL ACCREDITATION

Vermont Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
Randolph Center, VT 05061
802-728-3391
Stephanie Dorosko, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1991;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Bellingham Tecnical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-752-8755
Lisa Ann Dzyban, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: October 6, 2010;Next Evaluation:2020
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom
Veterinary Technology Program
9401 Farwest Dr., SW
Lakewood, WA 98498
253-964-6668
Salvador Hurtado, DVM Director
Associate in Veterinary Technology
Initial Accreditation-May, 1974;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-Renton
555 S. Renton Village Place, Suite 110
Renton, WA 98057
Marisa Dobiash, LVT Director
425-228-9600
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March 20, 2009;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Medical Institute-Seattle
Veterinary Technology Program
9709 Third Ave. NE, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98115
Kelli Robson, LVT Director
800-477- PIMA
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-October 2, 2007;Next Evaluation: 2023
FULL ACCREDITATION

Yakima Valley College
Veterinary Technology Program
P.O. Box 22520
Yakima, WA 98907-1647
509-574-4759
Susan Wedam, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 1999;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Gateway Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
400 County Road H
Elkhorn, WI 53121
800-247-7122
Susan Guttschow, DVM Director
Associate of Science
Initial Accreditation: February 3, 2017; Next Evaluation: 2022
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Madison College (formerly Madison Area Technical College)
Veterinary Technician Program
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704
608-246-6100
Andrea Foley, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1974;Next Evaluation: 2021
FULL ACCREDITATION

Milwaukee Career College
Veterinary Technology Program
3077 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53222
800-754-1009
Allison Kiser, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: May 16, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Carver Career Center and the BridgeValley Community and Technical College​
4799 Midland Drive
Charleston, WV 25306
304-348-1965 ext. 117 
Dawn DeMoss, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-February 27, 2009;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Mountwest Community & Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
One Mountwest Way
Huntington, WV 25701
866-676-5533
Amanda Clark, RVT Director
Associate of Allied Science
Initial Accreditation: February 5, 2016; Next Evaluation: 2021
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

Pierpont Community & Technical College
Veterinary Technology Program
1201 Locust Ave.
Fairmont, WV 26554
304-367-4589
Anna Romano, RVT Coordinator
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1981;Next Evaluation: 2020
PROBATIONARY ACCREDITATION

Eastern Wyoming College
Veterinary Technology Program
3200 W. “C” St.
Torrington, WY 82240
800-658-3195, ext. 8268
Susan Walker, DVM Director
Associate in Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1976;Next Evaluation:2023
FULL ACCREDITATION​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

What Veterinary Technician Certification do you get?

The vet tech certification test given on almost all states is the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Each state has different requirements for their certifications but many use the exam listed above. We will go in to further detail below.

Breakdown of the (VTNE) Veterinary Technician National Exam

The VTNE is given by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) and it is a 4-hour and 200 multiple choice question certification exam. Below are the common areas of study on the examination.

Anesthesia
Animal dentistry
Animal nursing
Laboratory procedures
Pharmacy/pharmacology
Radiography/ultrasound
Surgical prep/assisting

Veterinary Technician Job Description

Veterinary technicians job description and job duties are typically the ones listed below:

Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments that are prescribed by the veterinarian
Bathe, clip nails/claws, brush/cut animals’ hair
Collect and record animal’ case histories
Give anesthesia to animals
Give nursing care/emergency first aid to recovering/injured animals
Observe behavior/condition of animals
Prep animals for surgery
Restrain animals during their exams/procedures
Take x-rays and collect and perform any necessary lab tests

Veterinary Tech Salary by State

StateCost of Living RankHourlySalary# of Jobs
Alabama10$13.82$28,740840
Alaska47$19.70$40,970210
Arizona28$13.51$28,1102,320
Arkansas12$13.52$28,130250
California46$17.89$37,2208,820
Colorado31$14.84$30,8802,910
Connecticut50$18.56$38,6001,410
Delaware37$16.02$33,330350
Dist. Columbia49$15.66$32,57060
Florida27$14.46$30,0808,190
Georgia16$13.44$27,9502,790
Hawaii51$15.16$31,520370
Idaho3$13.85$28,810440
Illinois22$15.41$32,0503,700
Indiana4$14.14$29,4001,470
Iowa14$14.77$30,720790
Kansas9$15.21$31,630520
Kentucky6$13.45$27,9801,330
Louisiana20$13.18$27,4101,320
Maine38$15.83$32,930720
Maryland40$16.04$33,3702,250
Massachusetts43$19.29$40,1202,610
Michigan7$15.13$31,4602,830
Minnesota32$16.01$33,3102,270
Mississippi1$15.13$31,470670
Missouri17$15.71$32,6701,190
Montana30$13.66$28,410450
Nebraska8$13.81$28,720610
Nevada33$17.00$35,360640
New Hampshire39$15.99$33,260740
New Jersey45$16.51$34,3402,570
New Mexico13$15.34$31,910410
New York48$19.11$39,7404,190
North Carolina23$14.57$30,3103,070
North Dakota29$14.78$30,740170
Ohio19$15.32$31,8603,410
Oklahoma5$13.69$28,4801,060
Oregon44$15.95$33,1801,450
Pennsylvania34$16.69$34,7204,210
Rhode Island42$16.48$34,280340
South Carolina21$13.79$28,6901,450
South Dakota35$15.13$31,460300
Tennessee2$14.02$29,1701,580
Texas15$13.72$28,5308,870
Utah11$13.11$27,260960
Vermont41$15.95$33,180400
Virginia25$17.87$37,1601,710
Washington36$16.78$34,9001,680
West Virginia24$11.72$24,370300
Wisconsin26$15.45$32,1301,880
Wyoming18$14.64$30,450230

Vet Tech Salary Based on Education Level

Junior colleges, universities and professional schools $40,480
Social advocacy organizations $33,080
Veterinary services $33,010