Do I need a bachelors degree to become a vet technician?
I'm currently a sophmore in highschool and I want to become a vet technician. Do I need to go to a university for 4 years to get a bachelors degree or do I Just go to 2 years of Vet tech school ? (feel free to leave any more info on becoming a vet tech . )thanks !
Asked By: Lovely1 - 3/24/2012
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No, you do not have to have a bachelors degree. Most states require that you have a 2-3 year degree in veterinary technology from an AVMA accredited program, pass the Veterinary Technician National Exam and file all the appropriate paperwork to be licensed, registered or certified in your state in order to work as a... More
Answered By: CindyRVT - 3/26/2012
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Only a 2 year degree from a Veterinary technician program is required. There are a few 4 year vet tech programs but that is not required. Getting a bachelor's degree in biology, animal science or similar fields will not qualify you to work as a veterinary technician so do not waste.
Answered By: altaira_3 - 3/24/2012
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