Veterinary Technology

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant. 018301


The Veterinary Technology program provides students with the theoretical and technical skills essential for a wide-range of career options in animal health and management. The curriculum prepares students for careers as veterinary technicians and for positions in animal hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, research laboratories, animal health industry, zoological parks, and emergency/specialty clinics. The program focuses on the development of laboratory testing techniques, clinical assisting procedures, humane animal care and nursing skills, and hospital management practices. In addition to course work and laboratory experience, students are required to complete one supervised externship at a variety of animal care facilities. Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of the Allied Health competitive admission process. Interested applicants should review the information provided here and contact their program advisor for application requirements.




Entrance Requirements



Delaware Technical Community College -Owens Credit Programs

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

21179 College Drive

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Type of Attainment:


Type of financial aid offered or have access to

WIA, Pell

Refund Policy

To receive a tuition/fee adjustment for a course drop, the student must first officially drop the course (see Course Drop/Add/Withdrawal Procedure). To access the full refund policy, click here.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - American Veterinary Medical Association

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$3,215.00 Total books for 7 semesters.

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$900.00 Lab Fees, $12 per lab hour for 75 lab hours total.

Registration Fee

$985.00 $15 per semester for registration/$20 per semester for student services fee/$10 per credit for technology fee/ Program has 7 semesters and 74 credits.

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9096.00Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



21179 College Drive, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

Phone Number

(302) 259-6035

Fax Number

(302) 259-6764

Web Address

Last Updated

Jun 17, 2021


Aug 19, 2013