EAST GREENWICH – The New England Institute of Technology has received provisional accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association for its Associate in Science degree program in veterinary technology.
The institute is the only college in the state offering an accredited veterinary technology program, said Douglas H. Sherman, NEIT’s senior vice president and provost.
The association is headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill.
NEIT was one of 10 new programs granted accreditation, bringing the total accredited programs nationwide to 218. This accreditation will remain in effect until the next site visit scheduled for 2018.
According to Sherman, “Earning and maintaining our AVMA accreditation status is important to the students, to the faculty and to the college.”
NEIT is a private, nonprofit technical college with an enrollment of more than 3,000 students. •
Join PBN for the best networking event and party of the winter - January 15, 2015 - the Book of Lists Party at the Providence Public Library. Reserve your spot by December 31st and get a holiday gift from PBN!
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.