The Department of Agricultural Sciences at Morehead State University offers both an associate of applied science in veterinary technology and a bachelor of science in veterinary technology. Students in the program develop their skills on a wide variety of animals and take courses which contribute to their understanding of animal care and nursing. Clinical training is on actual animal patients and is completed at the MSU Veterinary Technology Small Animal Teaching Hospital, Equine Health and Education Center, and farm areas of the Derrickson Agricultural Complex.
The VTNE is used to evaluate entry level veterinary technicians' competency to practice and to be credentialed. Below are Morehead State's most recent pass rate statistics for the VTNE.
*This number includes graduates from previous years.
The Veterinary Technology Program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
Morehead State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Veterinary Technology-Associate of Applied Science
Veterinary Technology-Bachelor of Science
Admission to Morehead State University (see MSU admission requirements).
The AAS in Veterinary Technology Program has a selective admission policy that is separate from, and in addition to, MSU's standard admission requirements. Admission to MSU does not guarantee admission to the Veterinary Technology (VT) Program. The number of clinical placement positions limits enrollment to 40 incoming students per year. Prior to admission to the program, students are required to take MATH 131 or higher, BIOL 160 or 171, and CHEM 101 (including lab) or higher along with other general education and Agricultural Sciences classes. Students apply to the Veterinary Technology program during the spring semester and if accepted begin the VT curriculum sequence the following fall. Acceptance is based on GPA, available positions in the program, completion of veterinary work experience, and documentation of meeting health and vaccination requirements as follows:
Students must submit a complete
that includes all of the following together even if previously sent to the VT Program or any other department or office within the University.:
Amy Staton, Instructor, Veterinary Technology Program 606.783.2328
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