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CREDENTIALED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN MEMBER
Credentialed Veterinary Technicians: the first year fee is $50.00. Annual renewal fees will be $35/year. Renewal for Credentialed Veterinary Technicians will require the successful completion of 12 hours of CE credit.
Credentialed Members in this category shall be Veterinary Technicians who pass the VTNE, with a score of 425 or higher, and also fulfill one of the following criteria:
a. Be a graduate of a veterinary technician program accredited by the AVMA and recognized by the CTVTA Board of Directors.
b. Hold a degree from a program in Veterinary Technology which is not accredited by the AVMA or a Bachelor’s degree in animal or biological sciences and one year full time (minimum of 1500 hours) practical experience as a veterinary technician.
c. Hold an associate degree in animal or biological sciences and 3 years full time (minimum of 4500 hours) practical experience as a Veterinary Technician.
d. Be employed 4 years full time (minimum of 6000 hours) as a Veterinary Technician plus 18 semester hours (college credits) in animal or biological sciences.
e. Be employed 5 years full time (minimum of 7500 hours) as a Veterinary Technician.
g. Individuals who are currently registered,certified or licensed as a Veterinary Technician another state, providing criteria for such status meets or exceeds the criteria of the CTVTA.