Veterinary Technology
Associate in Applied Science



The Veterinary Technician possesses both administrative and technical skills necessary to assist the veterinarian in all phases of medicine and surgery for small, large, exotic and lab animals. Technicians typically conduct clinical work in a private practice under the supervision of a veterinarian – often performing various medical tests (urinalysis, blood counts, tissue samples) along with treating and diagnosing medical conditions and diseases in animals. Veterinary Technicians assisting small animal practitioners usually care of companion animals, such as cats and dogs, but can perform a variety of duties with mice, rats, sheep, pigs, cattle, monkeys, birds, fish and frogs. The Veterinary Technician plays an important role in client education, grief counseling and public relations. Additional job opportunities include working in animal shelters, zoos, medical research laboratories and private industry.

Admission Worksheets

Requirements for Application

  1. Graduated from an approved high school, or shall demonstrate equivalent competency (G.E.D. examination).
  2. Take Health Occupations Aptitude Examination – Revised
Curriculum



Total Credit hours for Degree: 71 credit hours

* Note: This is a SICCM sponsored program. The majority of the courses will be in Herrin at the SICCM location. The general education courses are at the KC campus. Kaskaskia College will be the degree granter for this program.
Students must maintain a "C" or better in all VTEC classes.


Request Information Logging As: 54.157.19.94
Name:
Email:
*Email OR Phone Required
Confirm Email:
Phone:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Birth Date:
v

Comments: We use your birth date as an identifier to ensure that your information is kept separate in our database system from someone who may share the same name. By collecting your birth date, it prevents us from having to ask for a social security number at this point. Your information is kept secure and confidential within our records system


© 2016 Kaskaskia College - 27210 College Road - Centralia, Illinois 62801 - (618)545-3000 (800)642-0859