Vet Tech Institute is a multi-campus career school for people interested in becoming a veterinary technician. The school emphasizes the hands-on component of its education, where all locations have an on-site veterinarian with whom students have the opportunity to work.
Some of the locations confer a AVMA-accredited degree which allows students to take a national examination which, if successful, leads to a veterinary technician license.
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As one might predict from the school's name, the school's focus is to train its students to become veterinary technicians. An externship is part of the program to provide an additional measure of real-world learning.
Vet Tech Institute Admissions and Financial Aid
The institute is obviously interested in applicants who have a genuine interest in the care of animals. More concretely, students are expected to have completed high school or possess a GED. Other requirements may apply. Contact the admissions office for more details.
Tuition assistance may be available for qualified students. The school has a financial aid office to help students manage the process of securing aid.
There is at least one veterinarian on the staff of each campus. Other instructors have the practical experience necessary to deliver the hands-on training to the school's students.
Each campus has a relatively small number of students. Women represent a substantial majority of the student population.
Student form relationships through classroom and lab activities. In some locations, the school may be able to assist students find nearby housing. In general, students commute to and from the school.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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