2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Veterinary Technician, AAS

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technician, a student will be able to:

Technical Skills

  • The student will use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of veterinary care.

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • The student will recognize the patient’s needs and provide compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for the patient.

  • The student will minimize the risk of harm to patients and veterinary staff through both system effectiveness and individual performance.
  • The student will integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient needs for delivery of optimal veterinary care.


  • The student will function effectively within veterinary and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care.


  • The student will be able to use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision making.