Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) announced that the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, has awarded provisional accreditation to the college’s Associate in Science degree program in Veterinary Technology.
New England Tech has earned the distinction of being the only college in Rhode Island offering an accredited Veterinary Technology program.
New England Institute of Technology was among 10 new programs granted accreditation, bringing the total accredited programs nationwide to 218.
According to Sherman, “Earning and maintaining our AVMA accreditation status is important to the students, to the faculty and to the college. Our Veterinary Technology Department Chair, Associate Professor Darlene Jones DVM, along with the faculty and staff, have done an exceptional job in attaining this important accreditation for our Veterinary Technology program.”