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North Dakota Vet Tech School


Veterinary Technician Educational Requirements in North Dakota

In North Dakota, practicing veterinary technicians must have graduated from high school and then completed an associate degree program either online or through campus based North Dakota vet tech schools.  Most veterinary programs take sixteen to twenty-four months to complete.  Degrees must be obtained through an accredited school in order to take the national certification exam as well as well as the state licensing exam. Students can choose from over one hundred accredited schools, including some online programs.  Degrees can be specialized in small animals, large animals, and farm animals

Veterinary technicians in North Dakota must take general education coursework to complete the two year associate degree.  Degree specific courses include college algebra and science courses in biology, anatomy, and physiology. Students can expect to take several pathology courses to learn clinical care of the animal such as laboratory testing on all of the major systems of an animal.  Diagnosis and treatment of disease will also be a consideration and will be taught in classroom and laboratory setting.  Hands-on experience is an important part of the degree program, allowing students a chance to understand the true daily duties of a licensed veterinary technician.

The state of North Dakota requires continuing education as part of its state licensing program.  Courses are offered throughout the year and can be found on the states website @ http://www.ndbvme.org.  Additional continuing education courses are listed through the AVMA.

Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Veterinary Techs in Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks and Minot, North Dakota can prepare themselves for careers at some of the best animal hospitals and facilities in the country.

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  • Offers more than 150 self-paced, career-relevant programs that are connected to a supportive 24/7 online community of students and faculty.
  • Profiled in many publications such as The Boston Globe, Fox Business, and  Inside Higher Ed.
  • Nearly 25,000 graduates each year.
  • Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
  • Founded in 1890 in Scranton, Pennsylvania    
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  • Offers more than 150 self-paced, career-relevant programs that are connected to a supportive 24/7 online community of students and faculty.
  • Profiled in many publications such as The Boston Globe, Fox Business, and  Inside Higher Ed.
  • Nearly 25,000 graduates each year.
  • Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
  • Founded in 1890 in Scranton, Pennsylvania    
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  • Founded in Southern California in 1998 by dog training expert Steven Appelbaum.
  • The largest independent dog training company in the United States.
  • Offers 11-stage programs that feature an in-home study component along with a hands-on training module.
  • A member of the MyCAA Financial Assistance program, which offers eligible military spouses up to $4,000 of tuition assistance that can be used towards any of their courses.
  • Helps graduates find employment and coaches those who are looking to start their own business.
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  • Founded in Southern California in 1998 by dog training expert Steven Appelbaum.
  • The largest independent dog training company in the United States.
  • Offers 11-stage programs that feature an in-home study component along with a hands-on training module.
  • A member of the MyCAA Financial Assistance program, which offers eligible military spouses up to $4,000 of tuition assistance that can be used towards any of their courses.
  • Helps graduates find employment and coaches those who are looking to start their own business.
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  • Online Programs