Qualified vet-techs are in constant demand, as veterinary practices rely heavily upon competent staff for day to day support in treating and handling pet owners’ precious pups, palominos, parakeets and pigs. Penn Foster College offers a 100% online Bachelor of Applied Science completion degree in Veterinary Technology where you can join this flourishing industry and make a difference to people and their animal companions. As an AVMA-CVTEA accredited program, Penn Foster’s curriculum can be completed in around two years, if you have an approved associate’s degree or other relative college undergraduate work. Subjects may include:
- Understanding the Human-Animal Bond
- Veterinary Pharmacology
- Safety and Regulatory Compliance in Veterinary Medicine
With Penn Foster’s unique online delivery system, PFx, you not only have access to your classes, but also have an e-reader and built-in progress tracking to help you meet your class deadlines and academic goals. This on-the-go technology gives you the means to study on your own schedule from a laptop, tablet, or even your phone.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA-COE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Penn Foster is accredited by:
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.
Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationSome College
Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- Applicants must have a minimum of 15 semester hours of transferable general education coursework.