Associate in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology

Veterinary technician associate degree - AAS

With Globe University’s Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Veterinary Technology program, you can develop the skills you need to help animals live happier lives.

Our veterinary technology associate degree program gives you the chance to learn about assisting with veterinary surgery, caring for lab animals and how to communicate with pet owners.

Highlights of our vet tech associate degree program include:

  • Work with animals at the start of the vet tech program
  • Clinical training that gives you real-world experience
  • Small class sizes and one-on-one attention
  • Learn from instructors who are experienced veterinarians or veterinary technicians
  • Use labs outfitted with professional equipment

Globe University’s associate degree in veterinary technology program is aimed at preparing students with an understanding of:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Veterinary pharmacology
  • Hematology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Small animal surgical assisting

Our vet tech program can teach you the basics of working in a clinic, along with technical skills in radiology, surgical preparation, patient recovery and nutritional management.

If you have a passion for helping animals, Globe University’s Associate degree in animal training program could be right for you.

Our classroom work covers:

  • Laboratory skills
  • Imaging
  • Small animal dentistry
  • Veterinary business practices
  • Small animal diseases

Globe University graduates’ VTNE results 

This program is offered at:


South Dakota

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Career Outlook

US Bureau of Labor Statistics projected
employment growth rates for 2014-2024

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
10th Percentile Salary $21,890
25th Percentile Salary $26,350
50th Percentile Salary $31,800

This annual salary is taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for this job title. The 10th percentile indicates the bottom 10 percent of earners make less than that figure annually; the 25th percentile means the bottom quarter of workers earn less than the number; and the 50th percentile shows the medium income for the profession.