Veterinary Technology Program

Degree Awarded

Associate in Science (AS)

Offering Campus

Windward Community College


The three-year hybrid program is ideal for students who wish to complete their veterinary technology training while they continue working in a veterinary facility. The Certificate of Achievement in Veterinary Assisting and Associate in Science in Veterinary Technology are stackable credentials. The first year of the program is the three-semester Certificate of Achievement in Veterinary Assisting, designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills required to perform effectively as a vet assistant in the veterinary field. The second/third year Associate in Science degree in Veterinary Technology prepares students for the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) to become a credentialed vet tech.

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Attendance Information

All lecture courses will be offered in an online format.
  • Oʻahu hybrid students will attend weekly (e.g., nursing and anatomy) or all day (e.g., surgery and large animal) lab courses in-person at Windward Community College.
  • Neighbor island students will fly over to Oʻahu to participate in fast-track labs at least three times each semester. You may be asked to complete exams at a UH college testing center.
  • Cohort students will work 20+ hours per week in a veterinary facility.

Degree Awarded

Associate in Science (AS)


Stacie Kissel
Phone: (808) 236-9165
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