Discover your strengths in one of New England’s leading vet tech degree programs.

Mount Ida’s Veterinary Technology Bachelor’s Degree Program has a strong reputation that few U.S. vet tech colleges can match.

Long recognized as one of the nation’s best veterinary technology programs, we offer outstanding preparation for vet tech careers. You’ll learn from first-rate faculty in a professional environment, working in state-of-the-art veterinary technology facilities. And our Veterinary Technology Bachelor’s Degree provides far more hands-on experience in real veterinary technology workplaces than most other vet tech programs.

Mount Ida College also has an outstanding three-year veterinary technology program at the associate’s degree level. Find out why our three-year veterinary technician program stands out from the pack.

Our vet tech program stands out for its emphasis on practical, career-oriented learning. You’ll do six professional internships, getting first-hand experience with fundamental veterinary technology skills such as testing, diagnosis, treatment and research. The internships cover a wide range of vet tech settings, including:

  • Aquariums
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Veterinary hospitals
  • Vet schools
  • Research laboratories
  • Specialty practices
  • Wildlife preserves
  • Zoos

Few other vet tech bachelor’s degree programs have internship programs as robust as Mount Ida’s. And our regular veterinary technology courses include plenty of hands-on instruction, with focus on the development of career-building skills.

With small vet tech classes, Mount Ida ensures that you get all the academic support you need. Faculty will be with you every step of the way, providing one-on-one guidance and personalized feedback as you work toward your veterinary technology bachelor’s degree.
You’ll take general chemistry and biology courses, as well as specialized veterinary technology courses covering subjects such as:

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

The Veterinary Technology Bachelor’s Degree requires 122 to 124 credits, broken down as follows:

  • 79 credits in veterinary technology core courses
  • 43-45 credits in arts, sciences and humanities

The Veterinary Technology Bachelor’s Degree requires 122 to 124 credits, broken down as follows:

  • 79 credits in veterinary technology core courses
  • 43-45 credits in arts, sciences and humanities

 

As one of New England’s most highly respected veterinary technology programs, Mount Ida has an excellent track record of vet tech job placement and career outcomes. Our Veterinary Technology Bachelor’s Degree can help you secure jobs in vet tech specialties such as:

  • Anesthesia & surgery
  • Emergency & critical care
  • Animal behavior
  • Zoological medicine
  • Exotics
  • Wildlife
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical pathology
  • Equine and farm practice
  • Nutrition
  • Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology

Potential employers include animal hospitals, large-animal veterinary practices, biotechnology companies, diagnostic laboratories, zoos, aquaria and specialty practices.

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