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Veterinary Technology

Career Description

Veterinary Technologist are trained as paraprofessional personnel who will assist veterinarians or serve in a variety of positions in animal research laboratories, state animal shelters, private practices or other facilities where animals are kept.


Veterinary Technologists have at least an Associates Degree or Bachelors degree earned in an accredited Veterinary program.


Clinical experiences are arranged by the academic programs that are affiliated with BMC. 

Length of Clinical Experience

Veterinary Technology students will participate in clinical experiences for approximately 3-6 months. 

Clinical Tracks at BMC

  • Laboratory Animal Medicine

Institutional Affiliations

BMC is affiliated with the following institution/s for this program:

Holyoke Community College

Professional Associations and Other Information

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

Massachusetts Society for Medical Research

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America