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VT – Vet Tech Instructor Qualifications ARCHIVE

VT Instructor Qualifications prior to December 2019:

Note: the only change in December 2019 was the addition of preferred qualifications for VT 203.

VT102, VT103, VT104, VT107, VT108, VT109, VT110, VT111, VT112, VT203, VT 204, VT205, VT207, VT208, VT210, VT211, VT280:

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution and
  • 5 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent and
  • State of Oregon Certification as a licensed Veterinary Technician (CVT), or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.

VT 101:

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution and
  • 5 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent and
  • State of Oregon Certification as a licensed Veterinary Technician (CVT), or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.

OR

  • Masters degree in Agricultural Education, Animal Science or Veterinary Science

VT121:

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science plus Master’s of Education in Agriculture Education,

OR

  • Master’s of Science in Animal Science,

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.; large animal experience preferable,

OR

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from and AVMA accredited intuition and
  • 5 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent; large animal experience preferable and
  • State of Oregon Certification as a licensed Veterinary Technician (CVT), or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.

VT113: 

  • Masters of Science in Microbiology, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), or Medical Doctor (M.D.) with broad knowledge base in the classification of infectious microbes, the common diseases which they cause, and their growth and identification in the laboratory.

VT209:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.; large animal experience preferable.

VT201 and VT202:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.; small animal experience preferable

Revised March 2018

VT Instructor Qualifications prior to March 2018:

VT101, VT102, VT103, VT104, VT107, VT108, VT109, VT110, VT111, VT112, VT203, VT 204, VT205, VT207, VT208, VT210, VT211, VT280:

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution and
  • 5 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent and
  • State of Oregon Certification as a licensed Veterinary Technician (CVT), or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.

VT121:

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science plus Master’s of Education in Agriculture Education,

OR

  • Master’s of Science in Animal Science,

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.; large animal experience preferable,

OR

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from and AVMA accredited intuition and
  • 5 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent; large animal experience preferable and
  • State of Oregon Certification as a licensed Veterinary Technician (CVT), or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.

VT113:

  • Masters of Science in Microbiology, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), or Medical Doctor (M.D.) with broad knowledge base in the classification of infectious microbes, the common diseases which they cause, and their growth and identification in the laboratory.

VT209:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.; large animal experience preferable.

VT201 and VT202:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, or license-eligible with license acquired prior to initial teaching assignment.; small animal experience preferable

Revised June 2016

VT Instructor Qualifications prior to June 2016:

VT 100, VT101, VT102, VT103, VT 108, VT110, VT203, VT 204, VT280 Instructor

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution
  • 5 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent
  • State of Oregon Certification as a licensed Veterinary Technician (CVT).

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

VT121 Instructor:

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science plus Master’s of Education in Agriculture Education,

OR

  • Master’s of Science in Animal Science,

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable.

VT113 Instructor: 

  • Masters of Science in Microbiology, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), or Medical Doctor (M.D.) with broad knowledge base in the classification of infectious microbes, the common diseases which they cause, and their growth and identification in the laboratory.

VT 209 Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable

All other 100-level and 200-level VT course Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for courses in which not having current licensure would violate statutes of the state veterinary practice act.

Revised March 2014

VT Instructor Qualifications prior to March 2014:

VT 100, VT101, VT102, VT103, VT110, VT203, VT 204, VT280 Instructor

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution
    5 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent
    State of Oregon Certification as a licensed Veterinary Technician (CVT).

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

VT121 Instructor:

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science plus Master’s of Education in Agriculture Education,

OR

  • Master’s of Science in Animal Science,

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable.

VT113 Instructor:

  • Masters of Science in Microbiology, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), or Medical Doctor (M.D.) with broad knowledge base in the classification of infectious microbes, the common diseases which they cause, and their growth and identification in the laboratory.

VT 209 Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable

All other 100-level and 200-level VT course Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for courses in which not having current licensure would violate statutes of the state veterinary practice act.

Revised: May 2013

VT Instructor Qualifications prior to May 2013:

VT 100, VT101, VT102, VT 103, VT110, VT203, VT 204, VT280 Instructor

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution
  • 5 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent
  • State of Oregon Certification as a licensed Veterinary Technician (CVT).

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

VT121 Instructor:

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science plus Master’s of Education in Agriculture Education,

OR

  • Master’s of Science in Animal Science,

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable.

VT 209 Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable

All other 100-level and 200-level VT course Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for courses in which not having current licensure would violate statutes of the state veterinary practice act.

Revised: November 2011

VT Instructor Qualifications prior to November 2011:

VT 100, VT101, VT102, VT 103, VT110, VT203, VT280 Instructor

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution
  • 5 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent
  • State of Oregon Certification as a licensed Veterinary Technician (CVT).

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

VT121 Instructor:

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science plus Master’s of Education in Agriculture Education,

OR

  • Master’s of Science in Animal Science,

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable.

VT 209 Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable

All other 100-level and 200-level VT course Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

Revised: October 2010

VT Instructor Qualifications prior to October 2010:

VT 100, VT101, VT 103 Instructor

    • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or the equivalent in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution plus 3 years experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic, research facility, or the equivalent; State of Oregon Certification as a Veterinary

 

  • Technician, or Certification-eligible with intent to take and must pass the Veterinary Technician State Examination on the next administration date by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

VT121 Instructor:

    • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science plus Master’s of Education in Agriculture Education,

OR

    • Master’s of Science in Animal Science,

OR

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable.

VT 102, VT 105-VT 150 & All VT 200 series Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

VT 209 Instructor:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus veterinary licensure in the State of Oregon by the Oregon Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; large animal experience preferable.

Revised Date: 2004