CVTEA Accreditation Policies and Procedures - Appendix E

Last Update to this Section: July 2012

Application for Accreditation

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Name of Institution:



Phone: ________________ Fax: _________________

Email: _____________________________________________________

Program Website: __________________________________________________________

Application is hereby made to the American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Veterinary Technician

Education and Activities (CVTEA)for accreditation of, __________________________________________________________(name of program)in accordance with the published "Standards of an Acceptable Program for Educating Veterinary Technicians."Degree(s)/Certificate Granted: __________________________________________________________



 Program length: ______________

Documents submitted by the school and a site visit at the expense of this institution must produce evidence of qualification satisfactory to the AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities for the program to be classified "Accredited." Programs applying for re-accreditation must submit their self-evaluation report 6 weeks prior to the site visit.

Programs Applying for Initial Accreditation:
Submit materials as outlined in Section VI Standard Operating Procedures for Initial Accreditation
Provide anticipated enrollment date of first cohort: ____________________________________________________________
Provide anticipated graduation date of first class: ____________________________________________________________
(Site visits are usually conducted once the initial class has completed about 2/3 of the curriculum.)
Indicate preference for site visit (month/year): ____________________________________________________________
Programs applying for initial accreditation must submit the application form along with the non-refundable application fee. Following acceptance of the initial application materials, a self-study report is due 8 weeks prior to the site visit.
Fees: Initial accreditation $3,000
         Re-application for initial accreditation $3,000


Print Name: ____________________________________________________________
Chief Executive Officer of Institution

Print Name: ____________________________________________________________
Department Head/Division Dean

Print Name: ____________________________________________________________
Director of Program

Indicate credentials of Program Director: __________________________________________________

Date: __________________________

Submit this application along with the materials requested in Step 1 found in Section VI of the CVTEA Accreditation Policies and Procedures Manual by using the Initial Application Material and Feedback Form. Contact AVMA staff for a copy of this form.

Send to: American Veterinary Medical Association, Education and Research Division, 1931 N. Meacham Rd., Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4630