Do you love caring for animals? Would you like a career path that’s among the fastest growing occupations in the country for those with an associate degree?
The Veterinary Technology program, unique to Cedar Valley College in the Dallas County Community College District, offers courses both
on site and via distance education so that you can study in the way that’s most convenient for you.
These rates are
entry hourly wages for the following Veterinary Technology jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.
All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence and Emsi
Accredited by the
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) since 1978, our program has also partnered with the
American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) since 1998 to offer the
distance-education component of our Vet Tech program.
Veterinary technicians or technologists perform medical tests under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian to help treat animals’ illnesses and injuries, including:
Veterinary technologists are listed as eighth overall and in the top 30 fastest-growing occupations requiring at least an associate degree by CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Vet techs are also listed as 12th in its top 36 occupations with the most openings through the coming decade.
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Veterinary Technology Degree and Certificate Options
Cedar Valley College
Cedar Valley College is the only one of the seven colleges of DCCCD to offer the Veterinary Technology program.
Find out more about
degrees and certificates in Veterinary Technology.
This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information please visit dcccd.edu/hb1508.
Ready to take the first step toward your new career?