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Articulation with 4-year College

Madison Area Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls signed  Veterinary Technician Program Information an articulation agreement in March 2007 between the Madison Area Technical College Veterinary Technician Associate Degree Program and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Animal Science – Veterinary Technician Emphasis Bachelor of Science Program. A summary of the agreement follows:

  1. Students graduating from Madison College with a 2-year Veterinary Technician
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree are guaranteed admission to UW-River Falls
    to obtain the Animal Science – Veterinary Technology emphasis Bachelor of Science
    degree (BS).
    • BS can be finished in an additional 2 years with full credit load.
    • Students will be eligible to sit for the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Exam) upon graduation from Madison College.
    • Majority of credits will transfer, including 100 level general education courses. 
  2. Students completing 2.0– 3.0 years (depending on credit load) at UW-River Falls in the Animal Science – Veterinary Technology emphasis program are guaranteed admission to Madison College’s Veterinary Technician program in the second semester.
    • Veterinary Technician AAS degree completed in additional 1.5 years.
    • Students will be eligible to sit for the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Exam) upon graduation from Madison College.
    • Advanced standing for most Madison College first semester courses and all general education courses.
    • BS degree from UW-River Falls will be granted upon completion of Madison College Veterinary Technician AAS degree.
    • Students will be required to attend an animal restraint mini-course prior to spring semester entry.

*Note: This transfer agreement is only between the two degrees above and will not apply to other degrees at Madison College or UW-River Falls.