Advancing your Career as a Veterinary Technician
Once you've achieved your RVT status, you don't have to stop there! Below are additional options to further your career.
An Academy designates veterinary technicians receiving recognition as a specialty and is restricted to credentialed veterinary technicians, who must complete a formal process of education, training, experience and testing to qualify.
Current Academies include:
with three initial species-specific categories: canine/feline, exotic companion animal, and production medicine.
Sub-specialties include: small animal medicine, large animal medicine, cardiology, oncology and neurology.
A Society is for individuals interested in a specific discipline of veterinary medicine that must represent a distinct and identifiable specialty, supported by an existing veterinary specialty.
Current Societies include:
There are 3 levels of certification in the field of Laboratory Medicine
through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute
Certifications through University of Tennessee