Overview

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.

What you'll learn

Course work includes instruction in veterinary anatomy, nutrition, parasitology, pathology, physiology, radiology, terminology, zoology, office practices, laboratory techniques, dentistry, and small and large animal clinical practices.

Career Opportunities

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.

Only letter grades of “C” or higher in non-VET prefix courses and VET courses with a grade of “B” or higher will count toward completion of the Veterinary Medical Technology (VMT) degree.

The Veterinary Medical Technology program has a selective admissions process.
For detailed information about the program, please contact Health Sciences Advising.
The Veterinary Medical Technology program has a selective admissions process.

For detailed information about the program, please contact Health Sciences Advising.

Veterinary Medical Technology

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