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Veterinary Technology

Associate in Applied Science

 

Veterinary Technology

If you love caring for animals, and want to break into the veterinary field, our partnership program may be for you! Students will complete their program prerequisites and general education courses at Salem Community College, then transition to Camden County College for their remaining coursework. The program prepares students for entry-level positions in the animal health field. Studies include working under the supervision of a Veterinarian to perform laboratory and clinical procedures, assist in surgical procedures, radiology and anesthesia.

Students who successfully complete the program may pursue entry-level careers as veterinary technicians, animal care or service worker and humane society worker. Although the program is not designed for transfer, some credits may be transferrable to a 4-year institution for advanced studies.

 

 

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CAREER

Students who complete the Veterinary Technology, Associate of Applied Sciences program may find employment in occupations such as:

  • Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
  • Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

 

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YOUR DEGREE COST AND COURSES

Program Prerequisites
At Salem Community College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
BIO101General Biology I4$126.00$720.00$846.00
CHM101College Chemistry I4$126.00$720.00$846.00
ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$540.00$540.00
MAT137College Algebra3$0.00$540.00$540.00
Subtotal:$2,772.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

General Education Courses
At Salem Community College or At Camden County College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
BIO211Principles of Microbiology4$126.00$720.00$846.00
CSC115Computer Applications3$0.00$540.00$540.00
ENG102English Composition II3$0.00$540.00$540.00
HUM-ELECHumanities Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
Subtotal:$2,466.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Program Courses
At Camden County College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ASC106Office Procedures for Veterinary Technicians2Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC107Calculations for Veterinary Technicians1Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC111Animal Biology4Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC112Principles of Animal Husbandry2Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC115Small Animal Nursing I for Veterinary Technicians3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC200Dental Techniques for Veterinary Technicians1Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC213Laboratory Animal Science3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC214Small Animal Nursing II2Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC215Farm Animal Nursing1Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC220Hematology for Veterinary Technicians3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC235Clinical Laboratory for Veterinary Technicians2Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC236Radiology for Veterinary Technicians2Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC240Parasitology3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC261Pathology for Veterinary Technicians2Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC270Veterinary Pharmacology2Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
ASC292Small Animal Co-Op3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
BIO 221Microbiology I4Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total

Total Program Cost to attend at Salem Community College: $5,238.00*

* - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.

** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.