Veterinarian Technican Degree
Earn your AVMA-CVTEA Approved Online Vet Tech Degree program – at home, at your own pace.
- Animal Anatomy and Physiology
- Medical Mathematics
- Veterinary Office Management
- Animal Nutrition, Reproduction, Genetics, and Aging
Take the first step towards turning your love of animals into a rewarding career as a Veterinary Technician.
With education and training, you can begin you path towards:
- Working in a field that is expected to grow over 52% by 2020. **
- Working at a private veterinary practice or an animal hospital.
- Working for a diagnostic laboratory or humane society.
Graduates of our online vet tech degree program will be eligible to take the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) in order to be credentialed as a licensed veterinary technician. Most states require VTNE candidates to be graduates of a certified veterinary technician program accredited by the American or Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. Penn Foster College’s online vet tech degree program meets these requirements.
Average Cost of a Penn Foster College Credit: $79
Why Choose Penn Foster College’s Online Vet Tech Degree Program?
Fully Accredited: One of only a handful of online vet tech degree programs with full accreditation from the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) through their Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)
VTNE Preparation: Since Penn Foster College’s online vet tech degree program has full AVMA-CVTEA accreditation, graduates are eligible to sit for the VTNE examination
Accomplished Faculty: Including practitioners, authors, officers, and committee chairs of state and national veterinary technology education associations
Employer Connections: Penn Foster has partnerships with some of the largest veterinary hospitals in the country including VCA, Banfield, and BluePearl who recognize the quality of our AVMA-CVTEA accredited program.
Affordable Cost, Amazing Value: One of the most affordable programs in the country: Pay just $79 per credit, plus 0% interest payment plans available.
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Associate Degree programs from Penn Foster College are awarded under licensing from the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education.
Licensing requirements for Registered Veterinary Technicians vary greatly from state to state throughout the United States and may contain specific educational course approvals. You should contact your state’s appropriate licensing bureau for the current requirements, or your state legislature for pending legislation.
² This program requires the student to complete an externship in both Semester 2 and Semester 4. Students will be required to obtain health insurance prior to the start of their externships. All costs associated with the externships are the responsibility of the student. Students are asked to identify externship sites and are expected to complete a minimum of 450 hours of practice in the program. The Vet Clinical Coordinator validates that the placement is in a viable environment that provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate the required competencies.
**Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2020. Source: “Occupational Outlook Handbook,” a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.