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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

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
BIO101 General Biology I 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
CHM101 College Chemistry I 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
ENG101 English Composition I 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
MAT137 College Algebra 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
Subtotal: $2,924.00*

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

 

General Education Courses (at Salem Community College or Camden County College)

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
BIO211 Principles of Microbiology 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
CSC115 Computer Applications 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
ENG102 English Composition II 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
HUM-ELEC Humanities Elective 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
Subtotal: $2,602.00*

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

 

Program Courses (at Camden County College)

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
ASC106 Office Procedures for Veterinary Technicians 2 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC107 Calculations for Veterinary Technicians 1 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC111 Animal Biology 4 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC112 Principles of Animal Husbandry 2 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC115 Small Animal Nursing I for Veterinary Technicians 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC200 Dental Techniques for Veterinary Technicians 1 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC213 Laboratory Animal Science 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC214 Small Animal Nursing II 2 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC215 Farm Animal Nursing 1 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC220 Hematology for Veterinary Technicians 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC235 Clinical Laboratory for Veterinary Technicians 2 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC236 Radiology for Veterinary Technicians 2 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC240 Parasitology 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC261 Pathology for Veterinary Technicians 2 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC270 Veterinary Pharmacology 2 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
ASC292 Small Animal Co-Op 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
BIO221 Microbiology I 4 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
Subtotal: N/A

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

 

Total Program Cost to attend at Salem Community College: $5,526.00*

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

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