veterinary technology program

Veterinary Technician Program Benefits

Mt. SAC's VetTech program offers students many benefits:
  • Diverse class scheduling allows individuals to maintain employment and still seek a degree
  • Work experience programs allow students to earn units for on-the-job work experience in fields such as:
    • Caring for hospitalized patients (animals)
    • Clinical pathology
    • Outpatient/field service
    • Radiology
    • Anesthesiology
    • Dental prophylaxis
    • Application of bandages, splints and appliances
    • Surgical assisting/suturing
    • Office hospital management
    • Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical
    • Research Laboratory animal care
    • Animal/human bonding
    • Avian medicine and care
  • Students are also assigned work experience stations at
    • Small animal veterinary hospitals
    • Emergency pet clinics
    • Large animal practices or clinics, exotic animal practices, or research facilities
    • Greyhound care and husbandry
  • Individualized and personalized advisement and instruction
  • Full- and part-time faculty with more than 50 years of practical, industry experience
  • An advisory committee composed of many industry leaders in registered VetTech enterprises
  • Career opportunities in an industry with more than 2,000 jobs available now in California alone, 10,000 jobs nationwide, and a rapidly increasing demand for qualified technicians
  • Advantages such as local, state and national placement assistance, internship programs, local, state and national organizations, stability and job security, opportunity for growth and continuing education, and local, state, national and worldwide demand for employee's



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