Pima Community College East Campus

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In March and April, Pima Community College’s Veterinary Technician Program will offer free orientations for those interested in the field.

The orientations include a presentation, question-and-answer period and tour of the facilities, located at PCC’s East Campus. Organizers also will cover the application process, program requirements and other student obligations, including an externship.

  • What: Veterinary Technician Program orientations
  • When: 1 p.m.., March 6 and 12, and April 1; and 3 p.m., March 28
  • Where: O-2 building conference room, PCC East Campus, 8181 E. Irvington Road
  • RSVP: Lead faculty, Dr. Timothy Krone: tkrone@pima.edu or 520-206-7414

PCC’s Veterinary Technician Program, which is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, is a two-year degree program that awards an Associate of Science degree upon completion. Students learn veterinary care, including nutrition, nursing, anesthesiology and radiography, as well as clinical laboratory procedures. Students also do required clinical work at local veterinary practices.

The program begins a group of students each fall semester. Interested students must submit Program Admission Form by noon on May 1, 2014. For application and program details, visit the program pages on the College’s website.

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