Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree in Veterinary Technology
Prepare for a career you love
Have you been thinking about earning your associate degree in veterinary technology? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of animals? As a vet tech, you can have a positive impact serving in settings such as small animal clinics, research labs, wildlife rescue organizations and equine practices. We offer vet tech labs and surgery suites where you can gain hands-on experience with X-ray machines and other equipment.
The instructors for our vet tech program have practical, real-life experience in the veterinary field. As a student of this program, you have the advantage of an externship component, as well as membership in the Student Chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (SCNAVTA).
Gain the skills employers want
Our associate degree in veterinary technology offers training in:
- Calculating, dispensing and explaining medications
- Recording patient information using appropriate terminology
- Demonstrating professional behavior in a veterinary setting when dealing with fellow staff, animals and owners
- Assessing patients for abnormal physical or behavioral appearances and taking corrective measures as needed
On-campus learning for the personal attention you deserve
We offer classes during the day or evening, and we keep our classes small so you can have a more individualized learning experience. You can choose from several convenient campus locations across Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota, which means you can spend more time studying and less time commuting.
You’ll benefit from classwork in subjects such as:
- Body System Anatomy, Physiology and Applied Pharmacology I
- Veterinary Lab: Hematology
- Advanced Clinical Laboratory
- Veterinary Clinical Externship
Minnesota School of Business & Globe University are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.