兽医

兽医 technicians, assistants and office staff represent an important and diverse group within the animal care industry. Prospective students interested in these career paths play an integral role in many areas of veterinary clinical practice. Under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian, successful graduates may perform a variety of tasks including medical, radiology, laboratory and clerical procedures. Due to the highly interactive nature of these careers, a genuine compassion for animals is essential.

Volunteer State Community College offers 3 possible study paths related to animal care careers:

兽医助理 技术证书

  • 22 hour certificate completed in a Spring – Fall sequence
  • Path to becoming a non-licensed assistant in the animal care industry

兽医技术 – Associate of Applied Science Degree

  • 70 hour limited admittance program
  • Path to becoming Licensed 兽医 Medical Technician (LVMT)

卫生预职业 – (兽医 Medicine) – Associates of Science degree

  • 60 hour degree to be continued in a bachelor’s degree curriculum at the university
  • Path to becoming a Doctor of 兽医 Medicine (DVM)