Care for Animals, Gain Confidence
Through our veterinary biomedical technology program, you'll be able to explore and expand your knowledge in animal science, physiology and other essential knowledge you can use as you work in the field. Along with specific topics around large and small animal care, you'll also have externship opportunities and engage in HANDS ON learning in various animal facilities.
Gain an overview of veterinary medicine from its origin to the present time. You will become familiar with medical terminology, professionalism in veterinary medicine, careers in veterinary medicine and other related topics. *Note: this course is required for entrance into the veterinary nursing program.
Focus upon animal welfare and humane treatment during handling and restraint, examination, behavior, husbandry, safety, equipment choice and basic clinical procedures of all domestic species. *Note: Handling of animals will include domestic small and large species with required participation.
Learn nursing concepts and specific skills necessary for small animals such as administration of parenteral injections on models, documenting a patient history, conducting a physical examination and performance of clinical procedures related to primary patient care. Laboratory sessions will provide a hands-on teaching experience.
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See Yourself Succeed with a Degree In Veterinary Biomedical Technology
Join our Family
Our cohorts are small and allow you opportunities to get to know your fellow students. You will learn from each other, as well as together, on an array of veterinary and animal science topics.
You will have access to dedicated faculty who guide you along your path to becoming a veterinary technician.
Prepare to assist veterinarians through externships while gaining confidence and hands-on experience in various animal facilities.
You will have opportunities to earn related certifications throughout your degree program, including Fear Free Level 1 Training and RECOVER Certification in both Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.