You’re great with animals. But you’re also great with people. Which is why you’ll make a great veterinary technician. Your career in this challenging and rewarding health care profession begins at MCC.
We have a competitive admission process to be admitted into the Veterinary Technology Program at MCC. See what is required to be eligible to apply to the program on our Program Admission page.
Mesa Community College's veterinary technician program is ranked among the top 50 in the nation for 2016-2017 according to Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org)
We have the top pass rate for any Vet Tech program in Arizona, at 90% over the last 3 years and 100% for 2016!
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Veterinary Technology/Animal Health prepares students for careers in veterinary technology which require knowledge and skills involving basic medical sciences, animal care and management, veterinary medical care, and client communications and service. Veterinary technicians function as the paraprofessional support staff to veterinarians, bio-medical researchers, other scientists, and animal control and humane organizations.
High School Graduation or G.E.D equivalency. Completion of Program Prerequisites with a "C" or better and Admission to the Veterinary Technology/Animal Health Program. We have a competitive admissions process. Please see Program Admission Page
|Eligible first time test takers||45|
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|Three-year pass rate||90.0%|
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