An Associate of Science is a degree that emphasizes information and disciplined learning. Earning an AS may help students begin their academic career and help put them on the pathway to a four-year degree or enter the workforce in a highly skilled career in their chosen field.
A student of veterinary medicine can learn how to treat and care for sick and injured animals. They may focus on a specific group of animals (equine, small animal, etc.) or deal with wildlife instead of domestic animals.
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Windward Community College’s Associate in Science in Veterinary Technology combines traditional classroom instruction with intensive hands-on laboratory and practical exp
Windward Community College’s Associate in Science in Veterinary Technology combines traditional classroom instruction with intensive hands-on laboratory and practical experience utilizing live animals in a clinical setting. Students enrolled in the program will receive training in pharmacology, radiology, anesthesiology, surgical assisting, dentistry, nutrition, and veterinary office procedures and will learn how to perform over 130 skill sets deemed essential by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). During the final year of the program, students will intern at three of WCC’s over 20 preceptor clinics and shelters where their skills will be evaluated and critiqued by industry professionals. Not only does this experience allow students to hone and apply their skills in a real-world setting, it will serve as a bridge to future employment. To date, over 70% of our students have found employment in veterinary practice. Windward Community College is the only college in Hawaii that offers degree and certificate programs for veterinary paraprofessionals....