Contact Animal Health Technology Dept. San Diego Mesa College

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Animal Health Technology

The application will now be online, available starting at 12:00 PM (noon)
on October 1st, 2019 - January 31st, 2020. 

Submit an online application for Animal Health Technology Program through the Allied Health Department.

Application Guidelines    Program Brochure    

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Welcome to the Animal Health Technology Program. Use the above links to navigate and view all Animal Health Technology Program "Courses", "Certificates/Degrees", "Faculty Page" and to visit the Animal Health Technology Catalog page. Utilize the links below to view the AHT Program's application, orientation sessions, information brochure, and directions to the P-300 compound.

The Animal Health Technology program is accredited by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Veterinary Medical Board.

Animal Health Technology, the study of procedures for the medical care of animals, is a unique and challenging field. The Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) is an integral member of the veterinary health care team, enjoying a wide range of job responsibilities.

Graduates of the Animal Health Technology Program are eligible to take both the National Veterinary Technician Exam (NVTE) and the California Registered Veterinary Technician Examination. Successful completion of both examinations is required before a candidate may become a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in California.

For information on the program: Program Brochure    

Animal Health Technology Building P(300): Directions

Find upcoming Information Sessions


  1. American Veterinary Medical Association
  2. California Veterinary Medical Board; Registered Veterinary Technician Information
  3. North American Veterinary Technician Association
  4. California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association