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Take the Next Step to Becoming a Vet. Tech.

Turn your love for animals into a career with a degree from A&M-Commerce. 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 opportunities to engage in hands-on learning in various animal facilities.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

Foreign language not required

Delivery Face-To-Face, Online (86-99% Online)
Total Credit Hours

123

Thesis Requirements

Thesis not required

Veterinary Biomedical Technology :: Good Fit

Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Veterinary biomedical technology students are typically interested in:

  • Small animal practice
  • Humane care of animals
  • Large animal practice
  • Clinical and lab animal health
  • Veterinary office management
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Veterinary Biomedical Technology :: See Yourself Succeed

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Veterinary Biomedical Technology

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Veterinary Biomedical Technology :: Practical Applications

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

A degree in veterinary biomedical technology will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Acquire the diagnostic testing and treatment option skills needed to assist a veterinarian in assessing the health of your patients.
  • Gain knowledge in disease processes and how to apply this knowledge to better serve your patients’ needs.
  • Develop a network of colleagues through externships, your cohort and the Vet Science Society
  • Work and learn in small cohorts where you learn from each other on an array of veterinary and animal science topics.

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Veterinary Biomedical Technology :: What you will learn

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What You Will Learn

Develop a solid foundation in veterinary biomedical technology so you can work as a veterinary technician, practice manager or veterinary assistant. You may also continue your education to specialize in areas like anesthesiology or emergency and critical care.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Core courses include veterinary medical terminology, professional communications and ethics and humane treatment and handling of animals.
  • Supporting courses include clinical veterinary nutrition and veterinary anatomy and physiology.
  • Other important courses cover pharmaceutical calculations for veterinary technicians, clinical pathology and parasitology and entomology.
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Veterinary Biomedical Technology :: Featured Courses

Featured Courses

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Veterinary Biomedical Technology :: Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Some organizations you can get involved in include:

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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,126 for Texas residents and $9,034 for non-residents.

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Animal Science Pre-Veterinary Medicine option (BS) Request Information

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Contact CASNR

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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