Welcome to the Veterinary Technology Distance Learning Program (VTDL)


San Juan College’s online Veterinary Technology program emphasizes the techniques for assisting in diagnostic, surgical, and clinical procedures with business skills necessary to meet the needs of the Veterinary Technology profession based on the American Veterinary Medical Association’s list of essential and recommended tasks.

Accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, our program is a leader in veterinary technology distance learning.  We have earned a reputation for quality instruction, caring and responsive faculty and staff, and graduates prepared to pass the VTNE and join the professional ranks of credentialed veterinary technicians.  In fact, Veterinary Practice News, an online publication, recently named San Juan College number one among two-year online veterinary technology programs in the United States.

San Juan College’s Veterinary Technology program has been selected as one of the Top30 Veterinary Technology programs in the Nation by VeterinarianEDU.org.

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Wages and information are based on national data and may vary based on your training, experience, and the market for the career in your area.

ABOUT OUR PROGRAM
New and Transfer Students

 

  • Program Overview
  • Becoming a Credentialed Vet Tech
  • AVMA Accreditation
  • Program Degree Plan
  • Program Outcomes
  • Performance Standards
  • How to Get Started
  • Request More Information

 

CURRENT STUDENTS

 

  • Schedule an Advising Appointment
  • Ordering Textbooks
  • Staff and Faculty Contact Information
  • Import Links and Resources

 

CLINICAL REQUIREMENTS (OCCI)

 

  • Types of OCCI Facilities
  • Fast Track Labs
  • Minimum Facility Standards
  • Applying for Facility OCCI Approval
  • Required Forms
  • OCCI Site Application Forms
  • Preceptor Information
SCHEDULE AN
ADVISING APPOINTMENT


Students must be advised each semester before they will be allowed to register

 

(This link goes to our appointment booking page on another site)

VTNE PASS RATE
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018

 

  • First-time candidates taking VTNE: 185
  • Three Year Pass Rate: 88.1%
REQUIRED CLINICAL TASKS


Upper Tier students must perform specific clinical tasks at their approved OCCI sites. Click here to view a summary of tasks required per course.

    

STAFF CONTACT INFORMATION

Cindy Painter: (505) 566-4047
Ginger Howell: (505) 566-3839
Sherry Hair: (888) 313-3838
Alice Trujillo: (505) 566-3880
Fax: (505) 566-3570