The Vet Tech Institute of Houston's veterinary technology program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).
"Accreditation by the AVMA Council on Education (COE) and Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) represents the highest standard of achievement for veterinary medical education in the United States. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.”
Graduates of the Vet Tech Institute of Houston's veterinary technology program are eligible to take the Veterinary Technician National Exam, which is one of the steps required to become a licensed veterinary technician. Achieving this certification is important to employers and will allow you to provide additional care to animals.
Vet Tech Institute of Houston is deemed to hold recognized accreditation by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
The Vet Tech Institute of Houston has a Certificate of Approval from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and a Certificate of Authorization from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to operate a career school or college in the state of Texas. The TWC assigned school number is S0052. The school’s programs are authorized by both the TWC and the THECB.
In accordance with Texas requirement 40 TAC, Chapter 807, Section 807.301 and THECB Rules 1.110-112, School Policy Regarding Complaints, we provide the following information:
Students who have a grievance or who wish to file a complaint should follow the grievance procedure outlined in the school catalog. (The catalog can be found at houston.vettechinstitute.edu/catalog.) Paper copies of the catalog are provided to students, and additional copies are available upon request. Students who are dissatisfied with the school’s response to their complaint or who are not able to file a complaint can file a formal complaint with the TWC and THECB as well as with other relevant agencies and/or accreditors. Information on filing a complaint with TWC and THECB respectively can be found on TWC’s Career Schools and Colleges Website at http://csc.twc.state.tx.us and THECB’s Website at http://www.thecb.state.tx.us.
Any student who has a complaint relating to Title IV eligibility or administration, the quality of education received, or otherwise relating to the accreditation standards of Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools can submit that complaint to Vet Tech Institute of Houston and/or to any of the following: The U.S. Department of Education' Student Complaint website at www.ed.gov; The Texas Workforce Commission mentioned in the paragraph above; or the Texas Office of the Attorney General at PO Box 12548, Austin, TX 78711-2548. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is currently not recognized as an accreditor by the U.S. Department of Education. Vet Tech Institute of Houston has until June 12, 2018 to become accredited by another recognized accreditor or the institution will no longer be eligible to receive funds under Title IV, HEA programs.