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Veterinary Technology

The Veterinary Technology program prepares students to join an animal-care team as entry-level technicians. Technicians collect samples, perform lab tests, take radiographs, prepare the surgical suite, assist in surgery, monitor anesthesia, provide general nursing care to patients, and assume other clinical duties. Second-year students complete clinical rotations in the Animal Care Center, a pet wellness center on the campus of Johnson College. The program prepares students to become Certified Veterinary Technicians (CVT) upon passing the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE).
A Labor of LoveThe growth rate for jobs in the Veterinary field shows an increase of 30% to 2022 by the Department of Labor Employment.
Considering that the expected 10 year growth rate for all other occupations is 14%, the potential for job opportunities in this field are very positive.
Head of the classIn just two years, and only $32,568, Johnson College Students gain a degree with more experience, and less overhead than a traditional 4 year University or College. And with a 3-Year Pass Rate on VTNE at 80%, compared to the national average at 75%, our Grads are top notch.
Fast Track to SuccessWith a 89% placement rate for Johnson Grads and a median income of $30,500 reported by the Department of Labor, our students are on the fast track to a successful career in the Veterinary field.


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