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Mississippi Vet Tech School

By Laura Wrede, allied health world contributing writer

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Education for Veterinary Technicians in Mississippi

As a student of Mississippi vet tech schools you will be awarded an Associate in Applied Science in veterinarian practice. During your course of study, you will be exposed to many of the same practices anyone in medicine participates in. This will include basics such as animal hygiene and care. You will also be taught how to instruct the pet owner on “best practices and care” of their pet. Other skills will prepare you for medically determining disease and other health related issues found in animals. The coursework that will prepare you for this is analytical in nature and includes X-ray technologies, laboratory examination and sampling evaluation.

Continuing Education (CE) Requirements in Mississippi

According to the Mississippi Board of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi has a minimum of ten continuing educational hours required to renew a license. They are generous in the manner in which you obtain them by allowing you to choose from state and local association meetings and any other board approved training. You will be responsible for supplying proof of attendance to qualify for the CE units.

Veterinarian Technician Expected Yearly Income

Veterinarian Technicians in the Mississippi have an annual median wage of $46,000.

Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Veterinary Techs in Jackson, West Gulfport, Gulfport, Biloxi and Hattiesburg, Mississippi can prepare themselves for careers at some of the best animal hospitals and facilities in the country.

Veterinary Technician Schools in Mississippi

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