A Career in Veterinary Nursing


Do you enjoy working with animals as well as people? Do you see yourself working in a fast-paced career as a member of the veterinary health care team?  Do you enjoy science and health care related classes?  If so, a career as a veterinary nurse may be right for you. Colby Community College offers two ways to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Nursing: on-campus and online.

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Hamster CheckupColby Community College is coordinated by the Kansas Board of Regents and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Colby Community College On-Campus and Distance Learning Veterinary Nursing Programs are accredited by the AVMA CVTEA as programs for educating veterinary technicians.

Being a graduate of an AVMA-accredited veterinary nursing program is required by most state regulatory boards and state credentialing agencies in order to take the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) and other applicable state examinations. Interested individuals should check with their state’s licensing agency for information on specific credentialing requirements. Some states do not offer credentialing for veterinary technicians.


Challenge veterinary nursing students to adapt to a diverse society.  Create opportunities for veterinary nursing student growth.  Connect veterinary nursing student learning with professional experiences.

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