Heritage offers a Veterinary Technician program designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in animal care professions. Graduates of Heritage Veterinary Technician programs provide animal health care in conjunction with Veterinarians. Veterinary Techs must be knowledgeable in the care and handling of animals, their life processes, medical and surgical nursing, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging, and clinical laboratory procedures.
In the Heritage Veterinary Technician curriculum, you will receive specialized, hands-on training in many areas in the veterinary field, such as veterinary facilities management, animal pharmacology, anesthesia, nutrition, animal dentistry, laboratory procedures, surgical nursing, diagnostic imaging, avian, exotic, small mammals & fish procedures.
The Heritage College veterinary technician program curriculum focuses on the information you need to be successful in this field. A dedicated vet tech training instructor will ensure you understand the materials so you are able to pursue your career with confidence in your skill set.
Heritage takes pride in producing graduates who are ready to start work. Each campus has a placement team dedicated to helping our grads find their first job and additional jobs throughout their careers. The placement team maintains relationships with employers who hire our grads. Current students and graduates alike enjoy access to the Heritage placement office and services as a job hunting and career building resource.
Heritage Institute and Heritage College are institutionally Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The Veterinary Technician programs at Heritage College in Oklahoma City and Heritage Institute in Fort Myers are programmatically accredited by the AVMA as a program for educating veterinary technicians. Veterinary Technician programs at Heritage campuses in Wichita, Little Rock, and Jacksonville have applied for accreditation by the AVMA-Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities.