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Program Overview

Campus: MCC-Maple Woods
Contact: Vet Tech Department, 816.604.3235
Application deadline:  April 1st and October 1st

Degree Awarded

Turn your love of animals into a rewarding career!

Veterinary technicians are kind-hearted professionals committed to animal health care. As part of a team, they are entrusted with animal nursing care, lab diagnostics, anesthesia, surgical assistance, dentistry, radiology and more. This work can have a profound effect on a patient.

Our program prepares you to perform the nursing and technical duties used in clinical practice and research on small, large and lab animals. Housed in a state-of-the-art facility, our outstanding program has many advantages:

  • Full accreditation by the AVMA since 1975
  • Hands-on involvement with 12 different animal species
  • Instructors with real-world experience
  • Classes four days a week encourages employment at a veterinary facility
  • High pass rate on the National Board Exam.

We'll give you every advantage to become a highly skilled veterinary technician. You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree and be on your way to a great career!

Accreditation: American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

Last Modified: 8/23/16