Veterinary Technician Degree Online Now AVMA CVTEA Accredited

Written by Madison School of Healthcare On Monday, 05 November 2018. Posted in News

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NORCROSS, GA. - Madison School of Healthcare at Ashworth College is proud to announce its Veterinary Technician Degree Online is now accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (AVMA CVTEA).

“We're so proud to make the announcement,” said Margi Sirois, EdD, MS, CVT, RVT, LAT, VTES, director of veterinary technician programs at Ashworth College. “The CVTEA are our peers and their reviews are comprehensive. We developed an extremely high-quality curriculum in order to best prepare our students for their respective state licenses and credentials that will help them secure employment after they graduate.”

The Ashworth College program, which launched in 2016, joins a list of only 12 distance education programs to be accredited by the AVMA CVTEA.

To earn accreditation, the Madison School of Healthcare Veterinary Technician program team hosted site visits by the CVTEA in February and August. During the visits, the committee interviewed current vet tech program students, toured administrative facilities, evaluated student resources, reviewed program curricula, and spoke with faculty members about program standards and expectations for ongoing evaluations.

The AVMA CVTEA announcement is available online at

For more information about the Madison School of Healthcare Associate of Applied Science Veterinary Technician online degree program, visit

About Madison School of Healthcare

Madison School of Healthcare, a division of Ashworth College, specializes in online education programs focused on human and pet healthcare including an AVMA CVTEA-accredited Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technician. The school offers more than 30 programs from diplomas to professional certification training to master’s degrees. For more information, visit

About Ashworth College

Ashworth College is a nationally-accredited online institution that provides flexible and affordable education to students located around the world. Areas of study include more than 125 career-focused programs in the high-demand fields of healthcare, technology, business, creative services, education, legal studies, and trades. Since its founding 30 years ago, more than 300,000 students have graduated from Ashworth College with diplomas, professional certificates, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. In a 2017 survey done for DEAC, 95 percent of students and graduates of the school’s 20 most popular programs said they were satisfied with their studies and would recommend Ashworth College to a friend. For more information, visit

Ashworth College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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