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

The Associate of Arts in Veterinary Technology 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 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. Also, you can count all of the Veterinary Technician associate degree credits toward our Bachelor of Science in 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.

The Mount Ida College Veterinary Technology program is an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) –accredited program.

Our Veterinary Technology program stands out for its emphasis on practical, career-oriented learning. All students will complete two professional internships, gaining first-hand experience with veterinary procedures, technology and practice.

Students 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 procedures and technology
  • Radiographic imaging
  • Laboratory techniques
  • Anesthesia and surgery
  • Client education

Students enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program will 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 Associate of Arts in Veterinary Technology includes general chemistry and biology courses, along with specialized veterinary technology courses covering subjects such as:

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

The Associate of Arts in Veterinary Technology requires 92 credits, broken down as follows:

  • 62 credits in Veterinary Technology core courses
  • 30 credits in arts and sciences

For complete course listings please refer to our catalog. To learn more about our faculty, please visit the faculty and staff directory.


Our Associate of Science 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 in veterinary medicine.

  • Veterinary hospitals
  • Diagnostic laboratories
  • Exotic and specialty practices
  • Farm and equine animal practices
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Universities and colleges
  • Biotechnology companies