Veterinary Science (VS)
C-TEC’s Veterinary Science Program prepares students for careers as veterinary assistants or will start them on the path to become registered veterinary technicians (RVT), or doctors of veterinary medicine (DVM). In this program, students will learn animal body systems, behavior, handling, husbandry, medicine, and surgery. Students will have the opportunity to assist professionals with treatment, procedures, and equipment. In addition, students will learn to maintain and interpret health records, as well as assisting with veterinary offices and hospital administration.
Laboratory techniques involving Parasitology, Hematology, Microbiology, Cytology, Urinalysis, and Animal Restraint will be learned. Various species of animals will be available and utilized for demonstration purposes by students. Current information from veterinary journals, textbooks, and websites are incorporated into the curriculum.
Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist
Pet Shop Worker/Owner
Biological Research Laboratory Assistant
Laboratory Animal Caretaker
Animal Control Officer
Veterinary Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Opportunities in the Senior Year
Advanced Job Placement