Purdue University

Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040

Program Details

The Purdue Veterinary Technology program is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and is a science based veterinary nursing program.

As an integral part of the veterinary team, veterinary technicians and technologists perform a wide range of veterinary skills:

  • Radiology
  • Nursing care, including pre and post-surgical care
  • Anesthesia
  • Client education

In addition to working in a private veterinary practice, there are many other employment opportunities with a Veterinary Technology degree:

  • Humane Societies and animal control facilities
  • Industry
  • Biomedical Research
  • Veterinary Supply Sales

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Associate
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      70
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Semester Credit
    • In State Rate:
      $270.00
    • Out of State Rate:
      $270.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $18,900.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $18,900.00
    • Required Admission Tests:
      SAT,ACT
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    Requirements

    • High school graduation or equivalent (high school transcript required)
    • Minimum high school subject matter prerequisites (deficiencies may be made up with college-level courses, one 100-level or higher college course counts as two high school semesters)
    • Science - 6 semester (2 must be biology and 2 chemistry)
    • English - 8 semester
    • Academic Math - 6 semesters
    • Applicants must be 18 years of age prior to entering clinical courses
    • SAT or ACT scores: The requirement for test scores is waived if the applicant has 24 graded hours in college or is 23 or older.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

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