Vet tech lab

Veterinary Technology Careers

Graduates are eligible to take the Veterinary Technician National Examination and become a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

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Information Sessions

Come learn more about the Veterinary Technology Program:

On-Campus Information Session
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Houff Building, Rooms G186-188

Distance Education Information Session
Monday, October 14, 2019
12:00 p.m.
Online Zoom Meeting

Admission Requirements

Vet Tech is a competitive program with a separate program admission process in addition to BRCC general admissions.  Campus and distance program admission requirements vary.

Vet Tech Admissions

Program Options

On-Campus Veterinary Technology Program

The on-campus program is a full time, 2-year program.

Distance Education Veterinary Technology Program

The distance education program is for Virginia residents currently working a minimum of 20 hours/week in veterinary practices and unable to relocate to complete the on-campus program.

Career Studies Certificates

Facilities

The vet tech program has two laboratories, a treatment area, surgery, radiology suite, and both a small and large animal facility. 

Equipment

State of the art digital radiology, ultrasound, surgical laser, therapy laser, dental units, multi-parameter anesthetic monitors, ventilator and blood analyzers.

Licensing Exams

Graduates of the A.A.S. programs are eligible to take the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE).

Blue Ridge Community CollegeJuly 1, 2016-June 30, 2019
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE83
3 year VTNE pass percentage98%
Blue Ridge Community College-Distance EducationJuly 1, 2016-June 30, 2019
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE43
3 year VTNE pass percentage100%

Program Accreditation

BRCC's Veterinary Technology on-campus and distance education programs are accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.