Upon successful completion of the Veterinary Science Technology/A.A.S. Degree program graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of common diseases and animal husbandry as required by the accrediting body the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) including (a) the standard of care expected for effective treatment of common diseases and (b) the appropriate husbandry techniques to enhance animal wellness and reduce risk of injury and stress;
  2. Demonstrate communication skills, patient care and clinical techniques as required by the AVMA including (a) communicating necessary information to maximize safety, compliance with prescribed therapy and successful treatment of patients, (b) utilizing the appropriate standard of animal care, and (c) utilizing the standard clinical techniques to care for and assist in the diagnosis of the patient;
  3. Engage in professional behaviors that are deemed appropriate in veterinary medicine; and
  4. Conduct research and analyze and evaluate the clinical scenarios commonly encountered by veterinary technicians.
Last Updated: 12/12/17