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Vet Tech School Accreditation and Affiliations
Penn Foster College’s Vet Tech Associate Degree program has FULL Accreditation with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through their Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). This accreditation “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 .” Most states require VTNE candidates to be graduates of a veterinary technology program accredited by the American or Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. Penn Foster’s Veterinary Technician program meets these requirements.
Additionally, Penn Foster College is nationally accredited. This form of accreditation means that Penn Foster has met the high standards required by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) in Washington, D.C. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. We operate with the highest level of integrity, so our graduates can benefit from an accredited education.
The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is also a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) .
Penn Foster College has been approved by Arizona to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
Penn Foster College is licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education and is authorized to award Associate of Science Degrees, Bachelor of Science Degrees, and Undergraduate Certificates.
Approved for veteran’s education benefits
Many Penn Foster programs are approved for veteran’s education benefits. Reservists may also qualify for veteran’s education benefits. If you think you may be eligible or would like more information, you can check with your local or regional VA office or call Penn Foster at 888-427-2900 to speak with a VA Support Specialist.
Better Business Bureau
Penn Foster College is a Better Business Bureau accredited business with a BBB Rating of A+.
The BBB only accredits the business management of a school, not the quality of the curriculum, or training programs.
Disclaimer: No form of accreditation guarantees that any learning institution will accept credits from any school as transfer credits.