Vet Tech Schools in NC

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Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Veterinary Medical Technology Program
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
828-254-1921 ext. 273
JoEtta Newman, RVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation March 3, 2006:Next Evaluation: 2016

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, and dental procedures; assisting in surgery; and providing proper husbandry of animals and their environment.

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.

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.

Specific Requirements

General college admission requirements.
High school units:
Chemistry required.
Biology and algebra highly recommended.
This program has a competitive selection process. See Selection Criteria and Procedures for Allied Health Programs on the college admissions office web page for full details.
Final admission to the Veterinary Medical Technology program shall be contingent upon documentation of physical and emotional health that would provide evidence that is indicative of the applicant’s ability to provide safe care to animals.
Satisfactory completion of required immunizations.

Work Based Learning sites may require criminal background checks and/or drug screening prior to acceptance/placement to that site. Work Based Learning sites can refuse a student’s acceptance/placement to that site if the student does not meet any standards set by the policies and procedures of that site. Placement in a Work Based Learning site is not guaranteed.

Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: ACA, CHM, COE, VET

Central Carolina Community College
Veterinary Medical Technology Program
1105 Kelly Dr.
Sanford, NC 27330
Kim Browning, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1974;Next Evaluation: 2015

Gaston College
Veterinary Medical Technology Program
201 Hwy. 321 South
Dallas, NC 28034-1499
Kristine Blankenship, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1996;Next Evaluation: 2014

Miller-Motte College
Veterinary Technology Program
3901 Capital Blvd, Suite 151
Raleigh, NC 27604
Carrie Fellows RVT Director
Initial Accreditation: September 7, 2012;Next Evaluation: 2017

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