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Veterinary Technician Schools in Florida

There are eight schools in the state of Florida offering veterinary technician programs. In 2010, 259 students graduated with degrees from Florida veterinary technician schools. 136 of all these students graduated with certificates and 99 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 258 students graduate from programs in Florida in veterinary technology every year. This accounts for 4% of veterinary technician students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 136 students graduated with veterinary technician certificates, 99 with an associate's level degree, and 24 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Eight veterinary technician schools are located in this state. Of these, one school is private, while seven schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary technician school varies from $2,822 to $2,847.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary technology is $2,836.

Florida veterinary technician schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level students in veterinary technology sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Veterinary Technician Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 258 students graduate from programs in Florida in veterinary technology every year. This accounts for 4% of veterinary technician students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 136 students graduated with veterinary technician certificates, 99 with an associate's level degree, and 24 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Veterinary Technician Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 45
  • Certificate 2007: 73
  • Certificate 2008: 135
  • Certificate 2009: 134
  • Certificate 2010: 136
  • Associate 2006: 107
  • Associate 2007: 76
  • Associate 2008: 105
  • Associate 2009: 103
  • Associate 2010: 99
  • Bachelor 2006: 3
  • Bachelor 2007: 18
  • Bachelor 2008: 18
  • Bachelor 2009: 23
  • Bachelor 2010: 24

Veterinary Technician Program Availability in Florida

Schools in this Gulf Coast state offer a total of nine veterinary technician programs. Of these programs, 44.4% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Veterinary Technician Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20770
  • 25th Percentile: 24110
  • Median: 28840
  • 75th Percentile: 34140
  • 90th Percentile: 39920

Career Trends

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23970
  • Median Salary 2007: 24100
  • Median Salary 2008: 25690
  • Median Salary 2009: 27230
  • Median Salary 2010: 28840
  • Total Employed 2006: 5430
  • Total Employed 2007: 6110
  • Total Employed 2008: 6030
  • Total Employed 2009: 6220
  • Total Employed 2010: 6170

Florida vs National Veterinary Technician Employment

Florida vs National Veterinary Technician Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 7.725% (6170)

Veterinary Technician Schools in Florida

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1. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Jacksonville

10255 Fortune Parkway- Suite501
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 363-6221

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is near Jacksonville, FL. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers five certificates and three associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,002 students pursued degrees from the eight programs at this school. This school offers subjects including sonography and allied health. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

2. The Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center

1014 SW 7th Rd
Ocala, FL 34471-3172
(352) 671-7200

The Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center, which is very close to Ocala, Florida, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in veterinary technology. Overall, 556 students seek degrees in 16 programs at this technical college. It is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in veterinary technology.

3. The Sarasota County Technical Institute

4748 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233-1798
(941) 924-1365

The Sarasota County Technical Institute is located in the suburbs of Sarasota, Florida and this school offers one veterinary technician program. 508 students pursue degrees in 33 Sarasota County Technical Institute programs, overall. This technical college is the third biggest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary technology in terms of programs.

4. Westside Tech

955 E Story Rd
Winter Garden, FL 34787-3733
(407) 905-2018

Westside Tech offers one veterinary technician program and it is in the suburbs of Winter Garden, Florida. 755 students seek degrees in 19 Westside Tech programs, overall. In terms of programs, this public school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary technology.

5. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Ft Lauderdale

1201 W. Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 308-7400

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Ft Lauderdale is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 5.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered eight certificates and one associates level degree by it. In 2010, 1,069 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school. It offers subjects including ultrasound technology, veterinary assisting, and medical assisting. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

6. The Florida Institute of Animal Arts

3776 Howell Branch Road
Winter Park, FL 32792
(407) 657-5033

The Florida Institute of Animal Arts is located in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida and it offers one program in veterinary technology. This school is a for-profit institution. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary technology in terms of programs.

7. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College is in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. This school offers two veterinary technician programs. Of those, this school offers students one degree at the associate's level in veterinary technology and one bachelor's level degree in veterinary technology. Overall, 31,793 students pursue degrees in 102 St Petersburg College programs. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary technology.

8. Brevard Community College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 632-1111

Brevard Community College is located in the suburbs of Cocoa, Florida and this college offers one veterinary technician program. 18,096 students seek degrees in 76 programs at this college, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary technician programs.

9. The College of Central Florida

3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 873-5800

The College of Central Florida is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1949. It is in Ocala, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers subjects including x ray tech, business management, and automotive technology. This school offers students 29 certificates and 27 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 8,766 students pursued degrees from the 47 programs at CF. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

10. Florida Gateway College

Highway 90 East
Lake City, FL 32025-2007
(386) 752-1822

Florida Gateway College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1947. It is in Lake City, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college offers subjects such as cosmetology and health information. This community college offers students 28 certificates and 19 associates level degrees. 3,032 students sought degrees from the 40 programs at this college in 2010. This college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

11. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College offers one program in veterinary technology and this college, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tampa, FL. Overall, 27,955 students pursue degrees in 81 Hillsborough Community College programs. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary technology in terms of programs.

12. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College offers one program in veterinary technology and it is near the center of the city. 61,674 students pursue degrees in 125 Miami Dade programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, MDC ranks first in the state of Florida.

13. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1957. Daytona State, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona State is the 15th biggest institution in the state of Florida. Students are offered 41 certificates, 42 associates level degrees, and six degrees at the bachelors level by this school. In 2010, 18,497 students sought degrees from the 73 programs at this public school. It offers subjects including allied health and cosmetology. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.