Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology
San Juan College

Program Details

The online Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology program emphasizes the techniques for assisting in diagnostic, surgical, and clinical procedures with business skills necessary the meet the needs of the veterinary technology profession.  The curriculum prepares students to work in the pet health industry but does not qualify graduates for regional board exams in their states or provinces.  The coursework earned in this program may transfer to a four-year college or university.


This degree program requires 76-77 credits for completion.

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Official high school and/or college transcripts
  • Accuplacer placement tests (in house), if applicable
  • Employment with a veterinarian for completion of clinical tasks starting in tier two classes

Special Accreditation

American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA-COE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission