Contact Veterinary Technology Program San Diego Mesa College

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Veterinary Technology is now Veterinary Technology

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Veterinary Technology, is the study of procedures for the medical care of animals, is a unique and challenging field. The Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) is an integral member of the veterinary health care team, enjoying a wide range of job responsibilities.

Graduates of the Veterinary Technology Program are eligible to take the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Successful completion of the exam is required before a candidate becomes a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in California.

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San Diego Mesa College, Veterinary Technology Program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

San Diego Mesa College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is approved by the California State Department of Education. 


Applications will be available December 2021.

Program and Application Information

Start Online Application (available December 1, 2021 at 12pm)

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  1. American Veterinary Medical Association
  2. California Veterinary Medical Board; Registered Veterinary Technician Information
  3. North American Veterinary Technician Association
  4. California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association