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Veterinary tech training with student at MCC.

Veterinary Tech Training

Are interested in Veterinary Tech training? If you are, consider training with Milwaukee Career College (MCC). You’ll get hands-on training with REAL animals and also get one-on-one time with instructors since class sizes are kept intentionally small. Plus, MCC is accredited by the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association). With MCC, you can finish your training and begin working as a vet tech in less than 2 years!

At MCC, you’ll learn how to become a professional vet tech. You’ll learn how to perform laboratory testing by taking samples (for example drawing blood) and documenting the final results. You’ll also learn how to take x-ray images of patients, assist in surgical procedures, get all the equipment and instruments ready for operations, give or applying medicines, and other duties involved in animal care.

MCC can prepare you to work in a variety of settings. At a Veterinary Tech, you can choose to work in private practices with both, companion animals or large animals, as well as boarding facilities, academia, research, veterinary sales, education, or zoos and wildlife parks! For those looking to a certified Veterinarian, becoming a Veterinary Technician can be a great first step.

Of all of the health-care related jobs, the veterinary technician profession has by far the fastest projected growth rate. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the veterinary tech career field is expected to grow over the next decade faster than the average job. Plus, if you compare how much money it costs to become a Veterinarian, it costs much less than becoming a vet tech since it takes much less time to complete schooling.

Working hours depend on the type of facility you choose. Animal hospitals may offer different work shifts such as morning, afternoon, and night shift. Private veterinary practices may offer the typical Monday through Friday schedule with regular business day hours. Some veterinarians make house calls to farms provide care for large animals like livestock. You may get the chance to work with horses or cows. Graduates of this program will qualify for technical positions in all kinds of veterinary facilities.

Learn more about becoming a veterinary assistant or technician. Consider talking to an admissions advisor with Milwaukee Career College – schedule a visit. MCC is a great place to start your veterinary career. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact MCC. One phone call can change your life, in just over a year, you can have a great new career full of growth and opportunity.

Contact us or call us at 800-645-5157 today to learn more about Milwaukee Career College’s Veterinary Program.
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