Vet Tech Schools in NY



The state of New York has many opportunities to receive an education in veterinary technology. There are 10 colleges that have programs for veterinary medicine. 8 of the 10 colleges that offer programs are fully accredited, with 2 of the schools having initial accreditation. The oldest program in the state belongs to SUNY-Delhi which has had veterinary technician program since 1975.

Highlighted College

Alfred State College
Veterinary Technology Program
Agriculture Science Building
Alfred, NY 14801
607-578-3009
Melvin Chambliss, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-September, 2001:Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

The veterinary technology program at Alfred State College in New York is designed to be completed in 2 years. The program does allow of transfer students the opportunity to include credits from previous colleges if they apply to the degree program. Students are required to pass all classes with at least a “C” average. Over the last 3 years, graduates of the program have had a 73% pass rate for the veterinary technician national exam.

The program also has several different opportunities to further education. Once the veterinary technology program has been completed, you can enter a BA program for technology management (leading to jobs as a hospital manager or other management position in the field). Alfred State College also has a transfer agreement with Cornell University to advance to a BA program.

The program has an employment and transfer rate of 100%. 80% employment and 20% transfer.

Genesee Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
One College Road
Batavia, NY 14020
585-343-0055
Carolyn Caccamise DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: September 7, 2012;Next Evaluation: 2017
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

La Guardia Community College
The City University of New York
Veterinary Technology Program
31-10 Thomson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101
718-482-5470
Tara Scales, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1983;Next Evaluation: 2018
FULL ACCREDITATION

Medaille College
Veterinary Technology Program
18 Agassiz Cr.
Buffalo, NY 14214
716-884-3281
Nancy Pugh, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1996;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Mercy College
Veterinary Technology Program
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
914-674-7530
Ms. Laurie Buell, LVT Director
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1987:Next Evaluation: 2016
FULL ACCREDITATION


State University of New York-Canton

Agricultural & Technical College
Health Sciences & Medical Technologies
Veterinary Science Technology Program
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
315-386-7410
Mary O’Horo-Loomis, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Bachelor of Science
Initial Accreditation-November, 1979;Next Evaluation: 2016
FULL ACCREDITATION

State University of New York-Delhi
College of Technology
Veterinary Science Technology Program
156 Farnsworth Hall
Delhi, NY 13753
607-746-4306
Bret Meckel DVM Department Chair
Associate of Applied Science
Bachelor in Business Administration
Initial Accreditation(2 yr) Dec., 1975 (4 yr) March, 2002;Next Evaluation: 2017
FULL ACCREDITATION

State University of New York-Ulster (Ulster County Community College)
Veterinary Technology Program
Cottekill Road
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
800-724-0833, ext 5233
Beth Alden, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditaion-December 3, 2004;Next Evaluation:2014
FULL ACCREDITATION

Suffolk Community College
Veterinary Science Technology Program
Western Campus
Crooked Hill Rd.
Brentwood, NY 11717
631-851- 6289
Allen Jacobs, DVM-Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-April, 1996;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Westchester Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
75 Grassland Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
914-606-6600
Jessica Godin, LVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: March 14, 2014; Next Evaluation: 2019
INITIAL ACCREDITATION



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