Pima Community College’s Veterinary Technician Program has four upcoming orientations for students interested in enrolling.

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

All Veterinary Technician Program orientations will start in the 02 Building Conference Room, PCC East Campus, 8181 E. Irvington Road. The orientation schedule is:

  • 9 a.m., Thursday, March 7
  • 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 27
  • 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Thursday, April 4

To register for an orientation, contact 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 accepts 25 students each Fall Semester. Interested students must submit Program Admission Form by noon on May 1, 2013. For application and program details, visit the program pages on the College’s website.

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