UC Blue Ash College

Veterinary Technology Department

Professor Jennifer Wells working with a student and a puppy

The Veterinary Technology Program at UC Blue Ash College provides students with the opportunity to earn an Associate in Applied Science degree that trains them to assist veterinarians in industry, medical centers and animal hospitals. 

The freshman year courses may be taken full or part-time, and the sophomore year is offered in a full-time (one year) or part-time (two year) format to meet the diverse needs of our students.

This program provides training in animal husbandry and restraint, nursing, surgical preparation and techniques, drug administration, anesthesia, anatomy, laboratory techniques and radiography. Preceptor-ships at various private practices and research institutions provide valuable on-the-job training. 

Academic Program

Career-Oriented Associate Degree Program

Veterinary Technology: The Associate in Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology is designed to train technicians to assist veterinarians in industry, medical centers and animal hospitals.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for Veterinary Technology includes confirmed admission to the University of Cincinnati and specific levels of achievement in biology, chemistry, math, English and grade point average (GPA). See the chart at the details page for the specifics regarding these minimum requirements.

Selective admission applications for the clinical portion of the Veterinary Technology program open on January 3, 2020 and close at 5:00pm on April 1, 2020.

Selective Admission Information Sessions

The veterinary technology information sessions are for students who expect to meet the program's requirements and apply to the Veterinary Technology program for the clinical year starting in spring 2020. Session dates are: 
  • September 25, 2019 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in Walters 100
  • December 11, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm in Walters 100
  • February 10, 2020 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in Walters 100


Contact Information

Vet Tech | Room 106B
Phone: 513-936-1506
Email: bentonsy@ucmail.uc.edu