Top Accredited Veterinary Technologist Schools: List of Schools
Degree programs that train veterinary technicians and technologists should be accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The most common programs lead to an associate degree, but there are several accredited veterinary technology Bachelor of Science (B.S.) programs available. Two good schools that offer veterinary technology programs are Purdue University and Michigan State University (MSU).
Top Accredited Programs in Veterinary Technology
1. Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University is a state-funded university with a flagship campus in West Lafayette, IN. The school was named the 56th-best college in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2011. The veterinary technology program offered by the School of Veterinary Medicine leads to an associate degree in three years or a B.S. degree if a fourth year is completed. The associate degree option is also available in an online format, which is designed for employed veterinary technicians who want to continue their employment while pursuing the degree. This online program requires 17 credit hours of clinical field experience in a licensed veterinary practice.
- Address: West Lafayette, IN 47907
- Phone Number: (765) 494-4600
2. Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI
MSU is a Big Ten school that offers over 200 programs of study to about 47,000 students each year. In 2011, U.S. News & World Report ranked MSU 79th among the nation's top colleges. The College of Veterinary Medicine offers a 4-year bachelor's program in veterinary technology. The program's fourth year is devoted to clinical internships and approved electives in subjects such as zoology, agribusiness and animal science. Also available from the college is an accredited Certificate of Completion program in veterinary medicine. The 5-semester program is a shorter option for those who already hold another degree but want pursue licensure as a veterinary technician.
- Address: East Lansing, MI 48824
- Phone Number: (517) 355-1855
List of U.S. Schools with Accredited Veterinary Technology Programs
|School Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|Miami Dade College||59,120||300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132||(305) 237-8888|
|Michigan State University||47,071||East Lansing, MI 48824||(517) 355-1855|
|Purdue University||41,052||West Lafayette, IN 47907||(765) 494-4600|
|St. Petersburg College||29,282||14025 58th St. North, Clearwater, FL 33760||(727) 341-4772|
|North Dakota State University||14,189||1301 12th Ave. North, Fargo, ND 58108||(701) 231-8011|
|Murray State University||10,071||218 Wells Hall, Murray, KY 42071||(270) 809-3011|
|Northwestern State University of Louisiana||9,247||Natchitoches, LA 71497||(318) 357-6011|
|Morehead State University||8,822||150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351||(606) 783-2221|
|Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City||7,367||900 North Portland Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73107||(405) 947-4421|
|Baker College of Flint||7,277||1050 West Bristol Rd., Flint, MI 48507||(810) 766-4000|
|Baker College of Clinton Township||6,455||34950 Little Mack Ave., Clinton Township, MI 48035||(586) 791-6610|
|Baker College of Muskegon||6,132||1903 Marquette Ave., Muskegon, MI 49442||(231) 777-8800|
|Lincoln Memorial University||3,948||6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy., Harrogate, TN 37752||(423) 869-3611|
|Fort Valley State University||3,553||1005 State University Dr., Fort Valley, GA 31030||(478) 825-6211|
|SUNY College of Technology at Canton||3,320||34 Cornell Dr., Canton, NY 13617||(315) 386-7011|
|SUNY College of Technology at Delhi||3,183||Two Main St., Delhi, NY 13753||(607) 746-4000|
|Sul Ross State University||3,047||400 North Harrison St., Alpine, TX 79832||(432) 837-8011|
|Baker College of Jackson||2,432||2800 Springport Rd., Jackson, MI 49202||(517) 789-6123|
|Kent State University Tuscarawas Campus||2,395||330 University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663||(330) 339-3391|
|Baker College of Cadillac||2,070||9600 East 13th St., Cadillac, MI 49601||(231) 876-3101|
|Vermont Technical College||1,662||One Main St., Randolph Center, VT 05061||(802) 728-1000|
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