Sanford-Brown College-Grand Rapids Veterinary Technology Program Receives American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Provisional Accreditation

May 17, 2012

Sanford-Brown College-Grand Rapids Veterinary Technology Program Receives American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Provisional Accreditation

Grand Rapids Campus offers the only AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology Program in the Greater Grand Rapids Area

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH., MAY 17, 2012 – Sanford-Brown College-Grand Rapids has announced that its Veterinary Technology program has recently received provisional accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). By achieving this accreditation, Sanford-Brown graduates are now able to take the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) and the State of Michigan License Board Examination.

The Veterinary Technology program at SBC-Grand Rapids provides a comprehensive education focused on classroom learning as well as hands-on, real life experience in order to help students become trusted players on any veterinary healthcare team.

“Our academic standards enable students to gain the knowledge, practical skills, and confidence they need in order to pursue careers in allied health fields,” said Derek J. McBeth, Campus President, of SBC-Grand Rapids. “The AVMA distinction is a crucial step in providing students the tools they need to succeed after graduation.”

The Veterinary Technology program at SBC-Grand Rapids is one of two accredited programs in Western Michigan. The AVMA has only accredited 191 programs to date.

For more information about the Veterinary Technology at Sanford-Brown College-Grand Rapids please visit http://www.sanfordbrown.edu/GrandRapids

About Sanford-Brown College – Grand Rapids
Founded in 1866, Sanford-Brown Colleges and Institutes provide quality, hands-on training for students who are passionate about the healthcare industry and offer them the support and resources to advance personally and professionally. Sanford-Brown College – Grand Rapids offers degrees in Cardiovascular Sonography, Medical Assistant and Veterinary Technology and diplomas in Medical Assistant and Medical Billing and Coding. Sanford-Brown College – Grand Rapids is just one of the 38 Sanford-Brown campuses across the country. Sanford-Brown is a career training and non-degree and degree-granting institution. Programs vary by location.  To learn more about the Grand Rapids campus, please visit: http://www.sanfordbrown.edu/GrandRapids.   

Sanford-Brown Colleges and Institutes are part of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. All Sanford-Brown Colleges and Institutes are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).  SBI - Monroeville and Pittsburgh are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and also by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Sanford-Brown cannot guarantee employment or salary.  Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at www.sanfordbrown.edu/disclosure.  For more information about the Sanford-Brown schools please visit http://www.sanfordbrown.edu/.

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