Printed on 4/14/2024

Program Availability *

Veterinary Technician

Locations Spring 2024 Summer 2024 Fall 2024 Spring 2025
Appleton
Some courses may be available at multiple locations.
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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

$11,475.67*
Cost based on current tuition and fees
$1,045.00*
Additional materials and supplies
$1,251.50*
Textbooks

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. For more details, see Cost of Attendance (PDF).

Admissions

TEAS Score Requirement

A TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) composite score of 58.7 or above is required for admission to the Pre-Associate Degree Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Medical Lab, Neurodiagnostic, and Vet Tech Program; We will also accept TEAS results from other institutions if the test has been completed within 3 years of your FVTC application date

High School Transcript

Submit a final, official high school transcript or an official copy of GED/HSED certification scores; Current high school students must submit an official in-progress transcript and a final official transcript after graduation.

Vet Tech Tech Standards

Read, acknowledge and submit the Veterinary Technician Technical Standards: foxvalleytechnicalcollege.formstack.com/forms/vet_tech_ts

Additional Information

Your program requires that you complete Animal Anatomy and Physiology which has the following prerequisite: ACCPL Read >= 80 OR ACT Read >= 20 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; ACCPL Sentence >= 83 OR ACT Engl >=18 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; and 2 semesters of HS Chemistry OR Gen Chemistry (10-806-134) with C or better.

Veterinary Technician Program students are required to be vaccinated for Rabies; To ensure your safety, you will be required to provide Rabies vaccination documentation prior to the start of core coursework.

Program is accepting 30 full time and 20 part time students each Fall Term

This program includes a full-time summer session between Year 1 and Year 2: Surgical Nursing 1 is ONLY offered in summer.

This program may require professional licensure or certification; FVTC has determined that this program meets professional licensure requirements in the state of Wisconsin; however, FVTC has not determined if this program meets professional licensure requirements for other states.

**Please review** [**this guide**](https://www.fvtc.edu/Portals/0/PDFs/Programs/Vet-Tech-Checklist.pdf) for complete admissions and program information.

Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 and a program GPA of 2.0 (C in both cases).

To be successful and safe in this program, students must meet the minimum requirements for English language proficiency (high intermediate at a minimum, with advanced level preferred). Students who do not meet these requirements can get help by enrolling in FVTC’s [Intensive English program](https://www.fvtc.edu/global-education/learn-english).

Program Outcomes

  • Administer prescribed drugs
  • Integrate all aspects of patient management for anesthetic, surgical, and medical nursing procedures
  • Manage veterinary business functions
  • Perform laboratory procedures
  • Produce diagnostic radiographic images

Accreditation

[![Logo](https://www.fvtc.edu/Portals/0/Images/FVTC%20Images/PoS/cvtea.png)](www.fvtc.edu)

The program has received Initial Accreditation from the AVMA-CVTEA, which allows graduates to complete the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) and become a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT).


Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 35 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Services

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Career Services

Career Services is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Email: admissionsspecialist@fvtc.edu
Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738