Veterinary Technology | OCTC

Veterinary Technology

Turn your love of pets and science into a career in Veterinary Technology! Applying to the program for Fall 2024? Attend one Pre-Admission Conference session: Jan. 31, Feb. 29, or Mar. 26, 2024.

Program Contact
Laura Boarman, DVM
Program Director
(270) 686-4585
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What is Veterinary Technology?

Turn your love of animals into a lucrative career, without breaking your budget at OCTC's Veterinary Technology program. The Vet Tech program will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to work as a professional veterinary technician in as little as two years. Areas of study include office and hospital procedures, client relations and communications, anatomy, physiology, microbiology, clinical techniques, pharmacology, anesthesiology, surgical and medical nursing, radiology and clinical pathology training. The Vet Tech program,will provide you with valuable real world clinical and lab experiences to develop the skills needed to become a valued professional in the field.

Veterinary Technology students in a lab.

Getting Started

What are my degree, diploma, and certificate options?

How Do I Pay For This?

Worry no more. With the lowest tuition in Kentucky, financial aid options, and a helping hand to guide you through the application process, OCTC has you covered. OCTC will help you reach your goals at a price that won't break the bank.

Admission Requirements

Before applying for admission to the OCTC Veterinary Technology Program, please attend at least one Pre-Admission Conference. If you plan to apply for the Fall 2024 semester, you should attend a Pre-Admission Conference during the Spring 2024 semester. We have three dates for you to choose from; two are virtual (on Microsoft Teams) and one is in person. 

Any questions can be directed Dr. Laura Boarman.

What Else Do I Need to Know?

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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