Vet Tech


2+2 Online Program in Veterinary Technology
May 20, 2022

Many people looking for a career in veterinary technology begin their education at a community college earning an associate's degree. Students with an...

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Meeting the Need for Veterinary Credentialing (Vet LCN)
May 4, 2022

With our new Veterinary Technology program, we are working to meet the increasing demand for more credentialed Veterinary Technicians. Each state has ...

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Jen Serling Appears on podcast, Vet Tech Cafe
Mar 15, 2022

Recently, Jen Serling, the Assistant Director of the Veterinary Technology Program and also the current President of Association of Veterinary Technic...

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Jen Serling Talks with Temple Grandin
Mar 10, 2022

Jennifer Serling, the Assistant Director of the Veterinary Technology Program, attended the Western Veterinary Conference this month in Las Vegas Neva...

Dr. Virginia Kiefer Corrigan, program director of App State’s four-year online program in Veterinary Technology and member of the prestigious Homeward Bound leadership initiative for women with a background in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine).

Veterinary Technology leadership tackles global lack of women leaders in STEMM
Mar 8, 2022

In an effort to tackle a global lack of women leaders in STEMM, Dr. Virginia Corrigan, director of Appalachian State University’s new four-year onli...

Top: Dr. Virginia Kiefer Corrigan, director of App State’s four-year online program in Veterinary Technology, with her dog Yogi, a 13-year-old golden retriever. Photo by Amy Gray, Silver Pebble Photography. Left: Jennifer Serling, CVT, BVSc, assistant director with her dog Daffy and her cat Marshall Meowthers at her home in Arizona. Photo submitted. Right: Mary Beth McKee, lead instructional designer with her dog Tremont. Photo submitted.

New team announced for App State online program in Veterinary Technology
Mar 3, 2022

Appalachian State University has appointed Dr. Virginia Corrigan as director and Jennifer Serling as the assistant director of its new four-year onlin...

Vet Candy IRL (in real life), an exciting new podcast from the hearts, minds and mouths of three veterinary students. Image from Vet Candy IRL

Dr. Virginia Corrigan on Vet Candy IRL podcast
Jan 26, 2022

Dr.  Virginia Kiefer Corrigan is heading up the new Veterinary Technology program at Appalachian State University and she's on a m...

Appalachian State University’s new Bachelor of Science in veterinary technology will prepare students for meaningful employment in the growing veterinary medical profession and lead to career advancement opportunities for those already working in the field.

App State to offer online veterinary technology degree beginning in August
Jan 24, 2022

Appalachian State University received approval from the University of North Carolina System Board of Governors on Jan. 20 to offer a Bachelor of Scien...

A veterinary technician interacts with a cat client. Photo courtesy of Banfield Pet Hospital®

App State and Banfield Pet Hospital® announce new online vet tech program aimed at addressing veterinary shortage
Feb 28, 2021

Appalachian State University and Banfield Pet Hospital® — the leading provider of preventive veterinary care in the U.S. and part of the ...