There is a competitive admission process for being admitted into the Veterinary Technology Program at MCC. To learn more please visit mesacc.edu/vet-tech-admissions for more information.
This program is part of the Applied Sciences and Technology Department.
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.
The Veterinary Technology/Animal Health program provides you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to function as a professional veterinary technician providing support to veterinarians, biomedical researchers and other scientists, animal control, and humane organizations. You’ll study the basic medical sciences, animal care and management, veterinary medical care, and client communications and service. The program includes practical clinical experience in veterinary emergency, large animal, small animal, and specialty practices in laboratories, humane societies, and other facilities.
The Right Pathway for You
MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.
The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.
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MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.
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Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Veterinary Technology program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.
Want to Apply?
You can apply for the Veterinary Technology program by visiting the following link: