Veterinary Technology

Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders in Veterinary Medicine

App State Online’s four-year, Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology degree is designed to benefit veterinary professionals, pets and the broader industry.

This innovative program will support a growing need for skilled veterinary specialists in rural communities, and advance industry standards by contributing to a more sustainable future for the veterinary profession.

About the Program

Put yourself on a path to leadership positions and expanded career options in the field of veterinary medicine with this four-year online program.

  • Program of Study for Veterinary Technology
  • Core training in veterinary technology will be provided through 70 credit hours of coursework.
  • You will apply knowledge and skills learned in online courses within veterinary clinics and other animal health settings under the guidance and mentorship of experienced veterinary professionals.
  • Before beginning your hands-on clinical experience, you must also meet App State’s general education requirements.

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You can also attend a Virtual Information Session with live Q&A to help you learn more about App State and the Admissions process.

Apply to App State

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Vet Tech FAQ

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Further information about this new program in relation to frequently asked questions for prospective students, professional opportunities and more on what Veterinary Technology entails.