Vet Tech Schools in Connecticut

These are the vet tech schools in Connecticut:

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

The Vet Tech Program is offered in collaboration between Middlesex Community College and Pieper-Olson Veterinary Hospital, both located in Middletown, CT. General education courses are held at the College, while those courses requiring specialized laboratories, equipment, and hands-on practical experience are held at Pieper-Olson, 730 Randolph Road, Middletown. All students must participate in a supervised Externship experience under the direction of a licensed veterinarian, certified technician, or animal research technician. Students will refine skills learned in all veterinary technology courses through placement at an off-site veterinary hospital, private practice, or laboratory facility.

NW Connecticut Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
Park Place East
Winsted, CT 06098
860-738-6490
Katherine Smith, CVT Coordinator
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation-March, 2000;Next Evaluation: 2017
FULL ACCREDITATION

The Associate Degree in this AVMA fully-accredited program will prepare students for immediate employment in veterinary offices, biological research facilities, drug and feed manufacturing companies, and in the animal production industry. The objective of this program is to provide the classroom, laboratory, and field experience that will prepare students to be job entry-level competent. After completing the Associate Degree program, eligible students may transfer seamlessly to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Connecticut to major in either Animal Science or Pathobiology. The NCCC Veterinary Technology Program promotes graduate success through a combination of challenging studies, extensive on-site hands-on learning opportunities, affiliations with off-site veterinary clinics, and continued emphasis on the need for lifelong learning.
Certification of Veterinary Technicians in the State of Connecticut is voluntary. Individuals wishing to become certified must be graduates of an accredited Veterinary Technology Program and pass the Veterinary Technician National Examination.

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