Veterinary Technology can help you build an accomplished career in the health care field. Currently Americans are spending a lot of money on their pets making the jobs in this field recession proof. Pierce college provides a solid education opportunity which prepares you for this profession. As a veterinary technician, you get to learn the critical procedures of providing medical care to animals. Its course structure and laboratory experience gives exposure to radiology, surgical assistance and clinical laboratory tests.
Pierce College’s Veterinary Technology program has been accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association and Washington State Veterinary Medical Association. It is also associated with National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America and Washington State Association of Veterinary Technicians. Their course is approved as Veteran’s Training Program.
A graduate from this program will successfully be able to complete the National and State Board examinations to become a licensed veterinary technician in the Washington State.
Only 40 students are admitted each year to this competitive program. If you want to get admission then you will need to fulfill certain pre-requisites like College level — Biology, Chemistry, Intermediate Algebra, English, Medical Terminology, Veterinary hospital experience (minimum 20 hours), Recommendation/Reference Form, HOBET Test, 2.0 GPA is required in each class etc.
A non-refundable $40 application fee is charged. For details on how to apply you can either download the Application Packet or request it to be sent to your postal address through this page: http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/vet-tech/admission.php3. There are some changes to application requirements for 2010, so make sure you request your Application Packet today and check the eligibility criteria for admission.
Most importantly, Pierce College has maintained an online job board where current Veterinary Technology jobs are available.
If you are determined to excel as a veterinary technician then make the right choice by applying to this program now.