Vet Tech Schools in Arizona



There are several options for vet tech schools in Arizona. The main thing to think about when considering a vet tech school in Arizona is whether that school is fully-accredited. Below you will find information about each vet tech school in Arizona.

Mesa Community College
Veterinary Technology/Animal Health Program
1833 W. Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202
480-461-7488
Jill Sheport, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation February 3, 2006; Next Evaluation: 2016
FULL ACCREDITATION

The Mesa Community College offers a 2-year associate of applied science degree in veterinary technology. MCC has had an accredited program since 2006. The program is run by Dr. Jill Sheport, who has over 20 years experience teaching in veterinary technology. Since the programs inception in 2006, there have been 35 students to graduate from the program. The graduates who passed the VTNE is at 93%.

MCC requires a prerequisite class, which works as an interview for admission into the program. This class can be taken in both the fall and spring semester. The prerequisite class can hold 32 students, though only 24 students are admitted into the program each year, making the program fairly competitive to enroll in.

The MCC veterinary technology program also requires a few prerequisite classes that consist of English, math, and science.

You can find more information on the Mesa Community Website at MCC Veterinary Technology Program

Penn Foster College
Veterinary Technician Distance Education Program
14300 N. Northsight Blvd, Suite 120
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
800-275-4410
James Hurrell, DVM Director
Associate in Science
Initial Accreditation January 5, 2006; Next Evaluation: 2015
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Community College
Veterinary Technology Program
8181 E. Irvington Road
Tucson, AZ 85709-4000
520-206-7414
Timothy Krone, DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation-January 29, 2003;Next Evaluation: 2019
FULL ACCREDITATION

Pima Community College offers a 2-year associate of applied science for veterinary technicians. The course load at Pima Community College is very challenging and includes both core veterinary classes, as well as required electives that include humanities and communications. To be eligible for the veterinary technician program, you must have maintained a “C” or better grade in the prerequisite classes. For more information you can visit the PCC website at Pima Community College Veterinary Technician Program

Pima Medical Institute-East Valley
Veterinary Technology Program
2160 S Power Road
Mesa, AZ 85209
480-898-9898
Julie Lucas DVM Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: January 21, 2011;Next Evaluation: 2016
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

The Pima Medical Institute of East Valley offers a 2-year program for veterinary technicians. The degree at Pima can be completed in as little as 18 months. Like other programs, the Pima program does have several prerequisites apply to the program. Pima also offers externships that will help to build real-world experience while completing your class work. You can find out more information at the PMI website – PMI Veterinary Technician Program

Pima Medical Institute-Tucson
Veterinary Technology Program
3350 E Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85716
520-326-1600
Jennifer Serling, CVT Director
Associate of Applied Science
Initial Accreditation: September 2, 2011;Next Evaluation: 2016
INITIAL ACCREDITATION

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