Veterinary Technician

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant. 018301


A. Course Objective: Intent: To develop in students the personal traits and professional skills needed to perform as a competent entry-level veterinary technicians. The Program provides students with the knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology, office management, examination techniques, radiologic, dental, and surgical procedures as they relate to the veterinary car. Requirements and Prerequisites: HS Diploma or GED, Entrance Exam, and pass a mathematics screening exam with the minimum score of 80% or higher. Applicants must provide evidence of a certificate/diploma from an approved veterinary assistant program and successfully transfer 30 credits. Applicants with less than one year experience as a veterinary assistant must have a GPA of 3.0. An interview with the program director is also required. Timeline, : 77 weeks (Days) / 86 weeks (Nights)

B. Total Cost of Program: $18713 (tuition: $16975; textbooks: $1544; uniform: $165)

C. Provide a list of all books required for the program: Clinical Anatomy & Physiology for Veterinary Technicians- Elsevier, Clinical Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory Manual for Veterinary Technicians- Elsevier, College English & Business Communication- McGraw Hill, Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses & Techs- Elsevier, Mathematics for Veterinary Medical Technicians (Bundle Text & Workbook with Applications)-Carolina Academic Press, McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Techs- Elsevier, On Course – Study Skills Plus Edition- Cengage, Anesthesia and Analgesia for Vet Techs- Elsevier, Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine: Principles & Procedures- Elsevier, Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians- Elsevier, Lavin’s Radiography in Veterinary Technology- Elsevier, Mosby’s Comprehensive Review for Vet Techs- Elsevier, Mosby’s Veterinary PDQ- Elsevier, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for the Veterinary Technician- Elsevier, Small Animal Clinical Techniques- Elsevier, Lab Procedures for Vet Techs- Elsevier, Cat Anatomy and Dissection Guide- Blue Door, Veterinary Dentistry: A Team Approach- Elsevier, Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians- Elsevier, VetTechPrep Software – 60 Day Subscription,

D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program: None

E. WIA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification: Name: Stacey Nottingham/Shane Trader Email: / Phone number: 602-265-7462

F. Direct Website link to the program:

G. Additional information: • Background check not required for employment. Arizona State Veterinary Medical Board will inquire regarding convictions prior to approval for national and state board examination. Felony drug convictions may not be eligible for employment.

H. Refund Policy and/or a link to policy on provider’s website:

I. Credentials: Credentials: • Industry Recognized: YES AVMA • Stackable: Yes VA transition to VTT • Portable: NO • Accredited Curriculum: YES Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)

J. Credential Attainment Rate: 78.6%


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Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)


Pima Medical Institute

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

13610 N Black Canyon Hwy Ste 102

Local WIB

5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal Financial Aid

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


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Demand Occupation(s)

29-2056.00Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
$16.06 per hour

Provider Status



13610 N. Black Canyon Hwy #102, Phoenix, Arizona 85029

Phone Number

(602) 265-7462

Fax Number

(602) 266-8398

Web Address

Last Updated

Apr 19, 2021


Jan 25, 2019