Veterinary Science

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C-TEC’s Veterinary Science Program prepares students for careers as veterinary assistants/aides or will start them on the path to become registered veterinary technicians (RVT), or doctors of veterinary medicine (DVM). In this program, students will learn animal body systems, behavior, handling, husbandry, medicine, and surgery. Students will have the opportunity to assist professionals with treatment, procedures, and equipment. In addition, students will learn to maintain and interpret health records, along with assisting with veterinary office and hospital administration.

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Program Specifics

Laboratory techniques involving Parasitology, Hematology, Microbiology, Cytology, Urinalysis, and Animal Restraint will be learned. Various species of animals will be available and utilized for demonstration purposes by students. Current information from veterinary journals, textbooks, and websites are incorporated into the curriculum.

Career Options

Veterinary Technician/Technologist
Veterinarian
Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Aide
Kennel Operator
Pet Shop Worker/Owner
Biological Research Laboratory Assistant
Laboratory Animal Caretaker
Zookeeper
Animal Trainer
Animal Groomer

Opportunities in the Senior Year

       
Advanced Job Placement
Early Placement
School-To-Apprenticeship