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Sinclair Community College Veterinary Technology Students Take Final Step to Graduation During Special Oath Ceremony

Following two years of rigorous classroom instruction and challenging field experience, 22 Sinclair Community College Veterinary Technology students have taken their oath of commitment to provide exceptional care and compassion to the pets and people they serve. The students are graduating in May with Associate of Applied Science Veterinary Technology degrees. On April 26, 2023, the students were honored during a special oath taking ceremony and graduation celebration. 

“As we stood together reading our oath, I was overwhelmed with pride and excitement. We worked so hard to get to this point and I am incredibly grateful for the support of my family, friends, classmates, and the faculty here at Sinclair Community College. Each of us is so very passionate about animal care and we now have the skills, knowledge, and confidence to move forward with our careers,” said Katie Campbell, Sinclair Community College Veterinary Technology 2023 graduate.
Sinclair’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology is designed to educate students to assist veterinarians in animal hospitals, laboratory research centers, referral centers, zoos, and other animal facilities. 

Sinclair’s program provides instruction in animal husbandry and restraint, nursing, surgical preparation and techniques, drug administration, anesthesia, anatomy, laboratory techniques, and radiography. 

“It is an incredible sight to see how much these students have grown over the past two years. Sinclair’s Veterinary Technology program is equally challenging and rewarding. The exceptional education and hands-on experience prepare them for college and career success,” added Dr. Carolyn Reno, Chair – Sinclair Community College Veterinary Technology Program.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of veterinary technicians is projected to grow 20% through the year 2031 with approximately 15,500 openings each year.

Over the past five years, more than 100 students have graduated from Sinclair with an associate degree in veterinary technology.  Nearly all of Sinclair’s Vet Tech students are offered one or more jobs prior to the completion of the program.

Learn more about Sinclair’s Veterinary Technology Program at