Parking Update: To ease parking congestion on EFSC's Melbourne Campus, students, faculty and staff may park in the large King Center lot. Additional parking is also available at the Tennis Complex accessed from Post Road near Sherwood Elementary. Please be sure your parking permit is on your vehicle and remember that parking is only allowed in marked spaces, and is not allowed on the grass. Thank you for your patience and courtesy during this busy period.

Veterinary Technician Certification Information

The Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) is administered by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards and scores are sent to the two credentialing bodies in Florida:

  • Florida Veterinary Medical Association*
  • Florida Veterinary Technician Association

Graduates will make application for certification to the Association of their choosing. See the AAVSB website for testing information and dates.

Renewal of current certification is required every two years with proof of 15 hours of continuing education.

*The FVMA also requires successful completion of the Florida Practical Exam (FPE) for certification. The FPE for the certification in Florida is administered by the Veterinary Technician Certification Committee of the Florida Veterinary Medical Association. For additional information on the certification examinations or renewal contact:

Florida Veterinary Medical Association
7207 Monetary Drive
Orlando, FL 32809-5724

Florida Veterinary Technician Association
PO Box 924082
Princeton, FL 33092

Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) Pass rates:

  3-Year Cohort July 1, 2014 -
June 30, 2015
July 1, 2013 -
June 30, 2014
July 1, 2012 -
June 30, 2013
 Number of eligible first-time candidates  34  14  11  8
 Number of first-time candidates that have taken VTNE  28  9  11  8
 Annual Pass rate    100%  73%  88%
 Three-year pass rate for first-time test takers
 on the VTNE based on a July 1 to June 30
 reporting year (2012-2015)