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Associate of Applied Science
Turn your love of animals into a career with the Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology at Brown Mackie College — Louisville. This program combines classroom instruction and clinical experience in the areas of animal patient care, laboratory procedures, and surgical assisting for a variety of domestic animals, which will help you to prepare for a career where you can care for the four-legged members of the family. Sound like a good fit for you? Learn more now!
The Brown Mackie College — Louisville's Veterinary Technology program has probationary programmatic accreditation granted by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).
The Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) is owned and administered by
the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB). The VTNE is used to evaluate
entry-level veterinary technicians’ competency to practice and to be credentialed.
The number of eligible first-time candidates for the VTNE at this location
- Between July 1, 2011-June 30, 2012 was 56
- Between July 1, 2010-June 30, 2011 was 51
- Between July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010 was 39
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE at this location
- Between July 1, 2011-June 30, 2012 was 28
- Between July 1, 2010-June 30, 2011 was 18
- Between July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010 was 28
The three-year pass rate for first-time test takers of the VTNE based on
a July 1 to June 30 reporting year (2009-2012) was 36.49%.
* The number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE may exceed the number
of eligible first-time candidates if a graduate(s) who was initially eligible to take
the test for the first time in an earlier period elected to take the test for
the first time in a later period.