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Veterinary Technology (AAS)

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This program provides specialty training that enables students to assist a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Students will gain practical experience with both large and small animal medicine and surgery in clinical situations through a work experience in a veterinary practice and at the 200- acre Veterinary Technology farm. The college owns and cares for over 75 resident animals for use in the program.

Graduates from this program have established a nationwide reputation and the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) has honored the Veterinary Technology program with an Award for Excellence in education.

This program is academically challenging. Therefore, students must fulfill preliminary requirements before enrolling in these courses. The following skill levels are required: you must be scholastically qualified to enroll in: ENG 121 , MAT 120  or MAT 121 , and be able to read at the college level. You must demonstrate these required skill proficiencies through either Accuplacer placement tests or acceptable ACT or SAT scores. Your proficiency may affect the sequence of courses in which you enroll and may extend the time required to complete this program. For more details, please see the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

The Veterinary Technology program has admission requirements in addition to those of the College. An application packet can be obtained by contacting Pre-enrollment Services. Please call the Central Services (1-800-621-8559) or Spring Valley (1-970-947-8276) admissions staff for details and application packet (preview the application packet). Space is limited to the first 32 qualified applicants. The application packet should be submitted during the spring semester for admission in the following fall.

This program has a fee that may be non-refundable. Please see the registration staff for more information.

Graduates will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology. Students desiring a program in pre-veterinary medicine should enroll in the Associate of Science Degree program.

The Veterinary Technology program is offered at Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs. A minimum grade of “C” is required in all classes necessary for graduation with a degree in Veterinary Technology.

VET courses have a specific sequence. Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses to develop your schedule.

Learn more about the Veterinary Technician Program

Veterinary Technology Management Electives (Choose One)

(1 credit)

Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credit Hours Required (74)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (1500)

Add a Bachelors to this degree!

Boost the professional value of your technical degree and expertise with our Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) - Leadership & Management  (BAS) degree.

Our BAS degree is designed to enhance the value of your Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree by developing the professional leadership skills needed to work at a management level in technical professions of all kinds.

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✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

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