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        Find out which of our schools offer veterinary technology programs.

        To learn more about institutional and/or programmatic accreditation please select the school you are interested in from the locations below.

        Veterinary Technology Programs

        Jacksonville, Florida
        Sanford-Brown Institute Jacksonville
        Associate in Veterinary Technology
        Tampa, Florida
        Sanford-Brown College Tampa
        Associate in Veterinary Technology
        Melville, New York
        SBI Campus – an affiliate of Sanford-Brown – Melville
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        Veterinary Technology Program Profile

        • Program Focus
        • Student Life
        • Field of Interest

        Program Focus

        Our veterinary technology programs allow students who want to promote the health and well-being of animals learn the clinical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to pursue entry-level support roles in veterinary offices. Students can learn to perform basic tests and administrative tasks necessary for effective treatment and smooth workflow.

          Course topics may include:

        • Comparative anatomy and physiology
        • Pharmacology
        • Veterinary surgery and anesthesia theories
        • Medical office administration and information systems
        • Veterinary law and ethics

        Student Life

        Students in our health education programs can benefit from the real-world perspective of our instructors, many of whom have experience in the fields they teach. Our curriculum also places emphasis on career-focused learning experiences that model the workplace and includes an externship providing supervised experience in the field, as well as laboratory, clinical, and lecture components.

        All schools have a Career Services department dedicated to helping students identify, clarify, and pursue their academic and professional goals.

        Finally, our schools’ Alumni Associations offer additional opportunities for students and graduates to make important connections—professional and personal.

        Field of Interest

        Veterinary Technology
        Veterinary technology provides veterinarians with the assistance they need to effectively carry out the treatment of animal patients. From taking dental impressions and blood samples to managing patient and owner information, veterinary technology plays a crucial role in animal health care.

        • Key Traits: Excellent communication skills, teamwork, emotional stability under pressure.
        • Education Required: Certificate or associate’s degree, plus additional post-graduation credentialing* (requirements vary by state).
        • Where Veterinary Technology Is Needed: Veterinarian offices, humane societies, zoos, aquariums, and wildlife centers, animal research laboratories.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        28,500 new jobs, or 36% growth rate nation-widei 

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        To learn more about what accreditation is, why it is important and details about certification and disclosure information for this and other programs, please click here.

        For licensure and/or registration requirements as controlled by the individual states where this program is offered, please click here.

        iBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos183.htm (visited December 23, 2010).

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