Degrees and Programs

Veterinary Technology

Program Information

Veterinary Technology

Veterinary Technicians are in short supply at the present time. This is a field where you can combine your love for animals with your career goals.

The Veterinary Technology Program is designed to prepare entry-level veterinary technicians via classroom study, laboratory, and clinical practice with fundamental veterinary technician skills. After successful completion of the program, you should be able to successfully complete the licensing requirements of your state. This program will work toward meeting the needs of the State of Nebraska for well qualified veterinary technicians to perform duties under the scope of the Veterinary Medicine Practice Act.

The veterinary technology program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Enrollment in this program is limited and based on the date of completed requirements for acceptance into this program.

*Veterinary Technology Program Statistics


The veterinary technology program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Enrollment in this program is limited and based on the date of completed requirements for acceptance into this program.

For additional application information, please download the Veterinary Technology Program Application Packet

Program Statistics

Annual VTNE Pass Rate

July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017

July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018

July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019

First-time candidates eligible to take the VTNE

21

10

8

First-time Candidates Passing VTNE

8

8

8

Total number first-time test takers

21

10

8

VTNE pass rate annual percentage

38.1%

80%

100%

*Data includes graduates from previous years


 

Total July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019
Number of first time candidates that have taken the VTNE     39
Three year VTNE pass percentage 61.5%

 

Career Information

Veterinary Technology

Career opportunities include work in veterinary clinics, biomedical research, diagnostic laboratories, veterinary supply sales, humane societies, industry, military service, herd health, and the USDA.

Salary Information

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average salary for Veterinary Technicians is $26,320 and the average salary for Veterinarians is $64,660.

Courses and Program Options

Veterinary Technology

You have one option available when enrolling in this program of study.