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Vet Tech Programs | Accredited by the AVMA CVTEA:

  • Brown Mackie College - Kansas City - Now offers a two year Veterinary Technology program.  With the addition of the Olathe course location, students learn in a mock veterinary suite featuring everything from administration and reception through grooming, laboratory, surgical and kennel care.
  • Colby Community College - Located in the northwest corner of Kansas, Colby Community College is home to the On-Campus Veterinary Technology Program, which is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the new Distance Learning (Online) Veterinary Technology Program, which recieved AVMA accreditation in September 2014.
  • KC's Metropolitan Community College - KC’s Metropolitan Community College’s Maplewoods campus has a vet tech program, which has been fully accredited by the AVMA since 1975 and a post graduation placement rate of 100 percent.
  • Wright Career College - Wright Career College Veterinary Technology program is a unique blend of online and lab classes – and includes a clinical externship. This delivery method offers students the ability to participate in accredited online education by taking online college courses as well as benefitting from the Wright Career College mobile training lab, allowing students to train with technology and equipment used in a veterinarian office.

Training Programs:

  • Animal Health Training Solutions (ATS) – ATS offers a broad-based training curriculum designed to assist entry-level and advanced sales representatives, sales managers, marketing professionals and senior executives in meeting their performance objectives. The skills and techniques provided are invaluable in both identifying and addressing opportunities and challenges specific to the animal health industry. In combining extensive industry expertise with best practices for sales, inside sales, marketing and general managerial executives, ATS offers the most comprehensive and relevant training experience available for animal health professionals.
  • Kansas State University Olathe – K-State Olathe is more than just a campus — it’s a stakeholder in the community. Professionals in the Kansas City metro area come to the Olathe campus to collaborate with industry professionals, advance in their careers and become a solid asset in their organization. K-State Olathe works with area K-12 schools as well as local industry to ensure tomorrow’s leaders have the necessary skills for success.

Contact Emily McVey for more information:

Emily McVey
Manager, KC Animal Health Corridor
Direct: 816.374.5624

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