Q. What is the salary for a Veterinary Technology role?
A. Veterinary technicians have a median salary of $35,320 per year,² and job growth is projected to increase much faster than average in the next several years.
Q. What can I do with a Veterinary Technology Bachelor of Applied Science Degree?
A. Licensed veterinary technicians can find positions in various environments such as biomedical research, military service, food safety inspection, zoo and wildlife care, veterinary supply stores and more!
Q. How much does a Veterinary Technology Bachelor of Applied Science Degree cost?
A. Tuition costs up to $107 per credit, with the semester fee adjusting slightly based on our current offer. Visit our tuition page for the most current tuition information.
Q. Is the Veterinary Technology degree accredited?
A. Penn Foster College's Veterinary Technology Bachelor of Applied Science Degree program has full accreditation with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through their Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). Additionally, Penn Foster College is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
Q. What Veterinary Technician skills will I learn in this degree program?
A. Skills covered in the Veterinary Technology Bachelor of Applied Science Degree Program include fundamentals of veterinary pharmacology, nursing of domestic animal species, animal anesthesia, surgical nursing, laboratory procedures, research in vet technology, preventative health care, veterinary emergency & critical care, and other veterinary basics. College level courses also build a well-rounded skill set in areas such as computer and information literacy, written and interpersonal skills, humanities, liberal arts, math, and sciences.
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