Get an academic foundation essential to becoming a member of a veterinary health care team. Laboratory and clinical experiences expand on classroom knowledge to equip you with the necessary skills of an entry-level veterinary technician. Graduates pursue careers in private veterinary practices, biomedical research, academia, and other health-related fields.

On-Campus Veterinary Assisting and Veterinary Technology program

This educational pathway is best suited for students who can attend classes full-time on the Windward Community College campus in Kāne‘ohe.

Hybrid Veterinary Assisting and Veterinary Technology program

Best suited for students who reside on a neighbor island or O‘ahu, and are working at least 20 hours per week in a veterinary facility.

If you are interested in supporting the vet tech program, please consider a donation to our UH Foundation Account.

WCC graduates: Veterinary Technician National Examination pass rate

Three-year pass percentage on the VTNEJuly 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021
Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE60
Three-year VTNE pass percentage83%
CVTEA Accredited

The Windward Community College Vet Tech program has received full accreditation by
the American Veterinary Medical Association