Veterinary Technology

Vet tech lab

Careers

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

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Program Information Sessions

On CampusDistance Education

October 17, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Houff Building
Rooms G186-188

October 16, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Online Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 534 472 890

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, 2015-June 30, 2018
Number of eligible first-time candidates94
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE94
3 year VTNE pass percentage99%
Blue Ridge Community College-Distance EducationJuly 1, 2015-June 30, 2018
Number of eligible first-time candidates50
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE50
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.