Distance Education Veterinary Technology Program (DEVTP)

DEVTP helps veterinary assistants transform into credentialed technicians in as few as five semesters online, improving job satisfaction, productivity, and patient care.

Offered by AAHA in conjunction with Cedar Valley College, DEVTP is the only AVMA-accredited, AAHA-recommended online veterinary technology program available, providing students with the opportunity to earn an associate's degree while maintaining demanding schedules at work and home. 

Registration for the spring semester is open through January 15, 2020.

Classes begin January 21.

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Course requests

Basic vet tech course requests

Requests for vet tech courses are only available to students who have applied and been accepted to the college and also completed the separate admissions process for the online vet tech program and received the acceptance email. All basic courses require 20 hours of volunteer, intern, or working each semester in an animal care facility (veterinary clinic, humane society, shelter, etc). Students are required to meet the prerequisites as outlined in the Vet Tech Advising document for distance learning students.  By submitting the course request you acknowledge you have read and understand the course prerequisites as they pertain to the online vet tech program and agree to abide by the degree progression as outlined in the document.

Basic form

Intermediate coure requests

All intermediate course requests require students to have completed all the basic courses prior to enrollment.  These courses also require employment in a veterinary clinic that is OCCI approved and work at least 20 hours a week and maintain the hours throughout the entire semester.  Volunteering or interning is not permitted. Students are required to meet the prerequisites as outlined in the Vet Tech Advising document for distance learning students. By submitting the course request you acknowledge you have read and understand the course prerequisites as they pertain to the online vet tech program and agree to abide by the degree progression as outlined in the document.

Intermediate form

Advanced course requests

Advanced courses require employment in an OCCI approved veterinary clinic of at least 20 hours a week and those hours must be maintained throughout the entire semester.  These courses also require completion of all BASIC and INTERMEDIATE courses prior to enrollment.  Students are required to meet the prerequisites as outlined in the Vet Tech Advising document for distance learning students. By submitting the course request you acknowledge you have read and understand the course prerequisites as they pertain to the online vet tech program and agree to abide by the degree progression as outlined in the document.

Advanced form