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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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March 2015 Update

*Board Elections
*Fundraisers for PAPSA Conference
*PHEAA Funding
*Governor's Tax Proposal
*HR 970 and SR 559

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PAPSA Workshop

"Practical Strategies to Teaching Adult Learners with High Functioning Autism and ADHD"
Presenters: Kim Seymour and Linda Franchock, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
April 10, 2015 - PaTTAN, King of Prussia

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

March 25 - ITT Technical Institute, Dunmore
March 26 - ITT Technical Institute, Harrisburg
April 17 - Orleans Technical Institute, Philadelphia
(All Regional Meetings will start at 9:00 AM with Breakfast served, except for the March 24 Regional Meeting which will start at 12:00 PM with Lunch provided.)

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PAPSA Conference

PAPSA 2015 Conference
July 22-23, 2015
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Cranberry, PA
(formerly Four Points Sheraton)

2015 PAPSA Awards

Awards Criteria Nomination Form Distinguished School Grad Award Form


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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

Vet Tech Institute

125 Seventh St.
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
Phone(s): 412-391-7021, 800-570-0693,
Fax(s): 412-232-4348
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Director: Kris Jackson/Terri Taylor/John Free/Kelly Youkers
Date for Applications: Rolling
Application Fee: Yes $50
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: Yes $150
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: Yes
High School Diploma/GED: Yes


# of Students: 317 full-time

Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: ACCSC, AVMA Housing: Assistance Provided, 55% Commute
Courses Offered: Weekdays


Aid Available to Qualified Students: Pell grants, College Work Study, Stafford loans, PLUS loans, VA, OVR, SEOG, PHEAA grants
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 92%


Vet Tech Institute is exclusively devoted to training people of all ages in competency-based skills leading to careers in veterinary technology. The Veterinary Technician Program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and prepares our graduates to obtain entry-level positions in an animal-care facility and to become an integral part of the veterinary team. The facility features amphitheater classrooms, animal tech rooms, modern laboratory and computer facilities, an on-site kennel and an operational surgical suite.


Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Veterinary Technology
18 mos/62 credits
AST Degree

CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER: Susan Nydes All degrees referred to are Associate Degrees in Specialized Technology. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of August 2014.

For gainful employment disclosure information, click on the link to the school's website.
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