Veterinary Technician Jobs
If you are thinking or training for a new job, why not consider the benefits of training to become a veterinary technician? According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Demand for veterinary technician jobs is predicted to exceed supply in the coming years 2010 - 2020.
Veterinary technician jobs typically entail carrying out routine clinical and administrative tasks in order to free up time for a more highly qualified veterinary professional, such as a veterinarian, to focus on more complex procedures.
The health services sector, which includes veterinary technicians amongst others, is predicted to grow by 28% between 2002 and 2012. According to the Bureau of Labor, reasons the veterinary industry, in particular, is flourishing are:
- Consumer demand for more complex procedures
- Pet owners with higher disposable incomes
- Demand for more advanced animal health care
- Preventive dental treatments
- Animal behavior
- Surgical procedures
San Joaquin Valley College is an accredited private junior college committed to the professional success of its students and graduates.
Founded in 1977, SJVC has campuses located throughout California-including an Online division and offers a variety of accelerated Certificate and Associate of Science degree programs in the business, medical and technical fields.
Students benefit from a balance of classroom instruction and real-world experience, learning the skills they need to go straight to work in todays competitive job market.
- Veterinary Technology