Veterinary Nursing

Distance Learning


The Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning program is a science-based veterinary nursing program with three pathways:

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Online Information Sessions

The Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning (VNDL) program will be hosting live information sessions via Zoom at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on the dates listed below. These sessions are open to anyone who has questions and would like to learn more about the VNDL program. No appointment is necessary. You can access the Zoom session you would like to attend by clicking on the appropriate date/time below.

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I viewed course lists from several distance learning programs that were AVMA accredited and felt that Purdue's program offered the most detailed and organized course plan.

Jamie Glick, AAS

Purdue Veterinary Technology Distance Learning Alumni

It’s Never Too Late

The flexibility of the distance learning nursing program keeps the door open to a veterinary nursing career for non-traditional students like 63-year-old Karen “Coco” Schefmeyer.

Read Coco's Success Story