Start your veterinary technician career at one of New England’s leading vet tech schools.

The Veterinary Technology Associate’s Degree from Mount Ida College gives you a big advantage in the vet tech job market.

As one of the nation’s best veterinary technology schools, Mount Ida has an outstanding reputation among employers. Our Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology gives you the opportunity to learn in state-of-the-art veterinary technology facilities, study with first-rate faculty and develop the vet tech skills you need to excel on the job from day one. And you can count all of your vet tech associate’s degree credits toward a bachelor’s of veterinary technology.

Mount Ida College has an outstanding four-year veterinary technology program at the bachelor’s degree level. Find out why our four-year Veterinary Technology Program stands out from the pack.

Our Vet Tech Associate’s Program stands out for its emphasis on practical, career-oriented learning. You’ll do two professional internships, gaining first-hand experience with veterinary procedures, technology and practice.

You’ll also get hands-on instruction in the classroom, building job-ready veterinary technician skills that include:

  • Animal nursing with a wide variety of species
  • Clinical diagnosis
  • X-rays and other diagnostic imaging
  • Lab techniques
  • Anesthesia and surgery
  • Client education

You’ll get all the academic support you need in Mount Ida’s veterinary technology classes. Our small vet tech classes enable faculty to provide lots of one-on-one guidance and personalized feedback. The Vet Tech Associate’s Degree includes general chemistry and biology courses, along with specialized veterinary technology courses covering subjects such as:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical procedures
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Research methods

The Veterinary Technology Associate’s Degree requires 92 credits, broken down as follows:

  • 62 credits in veterinary technology core courses
  • 32 to 36 credits in arts and sciences

Our Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology will serve you well in the job market, where employers recognize Mount Ida as one of New England’s top vet tech schools. Our graduates have an outstanding record of job placement in veterinary technician positions, with employers such as:

  • Veterinary clinics
  • Animal hospitals
  • Companion animal hospitals
  • Diagnostic laboratories
  • Exotic and specialty practices
  • Farm and equine animal practices
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Large-animal veterinary practices
  • Biotechnology companies

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