Platt College Distance Education offers an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology that is designed to provide in-depth study and training necessary to gain entry-level employment in animal health care.
Veterinary Technicians perform many of the same tasks for veterinarians that nurses and other professionals perform for physicians.
These tasks generally include: general animal care; surgical assistance; medical treatments; laboratory tests, x-rays; anesthesia; radiology; and nursing and critical care.
Vet Techs typically work closely with Veterinarians in animal clinical health-care settings such as small or large animal hospitals or clinics.
As Vet Techs advance in their careers, many move to management and supervisory positions in animal health-care facilities and service companies.
Platt College’s Veterinary Technology Associate Degree Distance Education program is currently considered an extension of our on-campus program which has AVMA accreditation. With AVMA accreditation graduates will be eligible to sit for the Veterinary Technology National Examination (VTNE).
AVMA accreditation is widely recognized as the gold-standard of accreditation for veterinary technology programs, and Platt College is proud to be amongst that elite group.
Veterinary Technology Passage Rates Statement
Platt College’s Veterinary Technology program is currently AVMA accredited which includes the Distance Education option for this program. With AVMA accreditation, graduates will be eligible to sit for the Veterinary Technology National Examination (VTNE) to become Registered Veterinary Technicians
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