The Veterinary Technology Program is a full time, five semester Associate of Applied Science degree program. The Delgado program admits one class per year, beginning in the fall semester. The program is a limited enrollment program. Prospective students must contact the Allied Health Admissions Office to initiate the application procedure. The deadline for completed applications to the program every year is May 1, with applications available starting December 1st. The Admissions Committee for the program reviews and evaluates each application on an impartial basis. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into the program. To be eligible to apply to the program, students must meet the following criteria:
The mission statement of the Veterinary Technology Program is to develop veterinary technicians that have both excellent technical skills as well as excellent people skills. Because veterinary technicians will have a lot of interaction with pet owners, it is important that they are able to communicate well with them.
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Accreditation: This program is accredited by: American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).
1931 N. Meacham Road Suite 100
800-248-2862 ext. 6624
Website link: https://www.avma.org/ProfessionalDevelopment/Education/Accreditation/Programs/Pages/default.aspx
Program Effectiveness Data:
Credentialing Examination Pass Rate (2013-2016)
Total July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2016
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE
Number of eligible first-time candidates
Three-Year Pass Rate on VTNE Percentage
Three year pass rate 67%
Program Description from Official Catalog: