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Welcome to the Vet Tech Institute at International Business College Fort Wayne

We are happy you found us. Here's a quick snapshot of who we are: 

Where:  Fort Wayne, IN 

What:  Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology 

How Long:  18 months start to finish 

Accreditation:  American Veterinary Medical Association CVTEA 

Facilities:  Kennels, surgical suite and prep area, clinical labs, radiography room, and more! 

Nearby:  Student housing, public transportation,free parking, and recreation

 

 

Map Us!

You can visit us at:
The Village at Coventry Lane
5699 Coventry Lane
Fort Wayne, IN 46804 

Or give us a call at:
260.459.4500

 

 

VTI FACULTY

All of our students and faculty share a passion for animals. It’s that unique blend of shared passion and shared goals that creates a family like atmosphere and creates the strong bonds of friendship. 

Vet Tech Institute faculty members include:

Staff RVTs: 

Emily Dill, RVT, has 15 years of clinical experience in small animal and equine practice. She received her Veterinary Technology Degree from Purdue University in 1994 and joined the Vet Tech Institute faculty in 2008. In her free time, Emily is actively involved in wildlife rehabilitation.

Heather Buckland, RVT, has 13 years of clinical experience with small animals. She received her Veterinary Technology degree from our program in 2007. Heather joined the Vet Tech Institute in August 2015; she enjoys teaching radiology and skills assessment courses.   

Julie Hix, RVT, has clinical experience in emergency and companion animal practice and has workeed with students at Oklahoma State University. Julie graduated from Purdue University as a veterinary technician in 1988 and also utilizes a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Butler University to enrich the learning experience.  

Jared McMullen, RVT, has over 6 years of experience in small and exotic animal practices in Indiana and Wisconsin, as well as prior teaching experience. While attending Vet Tech Institute before his 2012 graduation, he also worked full-time at the Northeast Indiana Veterinary Emergency Specialty Hospital (NIVES). Jared joined the Vet Tech Institute faculty in July of 2018 and currently lives in Fort Wayne with his wife, three children, and two beagles.

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Student Housing

Vet Tech Institute at International Business College offers convenient and affordable student housing. Students stay in apartment style housing featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living area and a kitchen.  

Other features include: 

  • Fully furnished 
  • In suite full size washer and dryer 
  • Two swimming pools 
  • Fitness center 
  • 5 acre lake for fishing 
  • Walking distance to classes 

 

 
 

 

VTNE Information

July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018

Number of First-Time Test Takers

139

3 Year Average VTNE Pass Rate for First-Time Test Takers

58.3%

The 3-year average VTNE pass rate for all schools’ first-time test takers was 69.8%.

Animal Care Duty

Vet Tech Institute at International Business College maintains an on-site kennel housing dogs, cats, and rodents. An important part of the education provided by the Veterinary Technology program is learning hands-on the duties and responsibilities of animal care and sanitation. Therefore, all students are assigned to participate in kennel duty shifts before and after classes and on weekends.  The number of assigned weeks depends on the number of students.  

Catalog

The school catalog contains specific information about school policies.  You can find information on admissions policies and practices, contact information for accrediting and state licensing agencies, information on tuition and fees, refund policies and other consumer information.  

Accreditation

The International Business College Veterinary Technology Program is currently accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). The address and telephone number of the American Veterinary Medical Association is 1931 N. Meacham Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173, (847) 925-8070. 

International Business College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The address and telephone number for ACCSC are 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302, Arlington, VA. 22201 and (703) 247-4212. The website is www.accsc.org.  

International Business College is currently authorized by the Indiana Board for Postsecondary Proprietary Education (BPE).