Become a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
The Yuba College Veterinary Technology Program teaches the knowledge, skills and abilities needed by the individual who desires to become a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).
Enjoy working With Animals?
Students interested in this career should possess the ability to deal successfully with a variety of people, enjoy working with animals, have an interest in science and medicine and be able to self-direct and work in an organized manner.
Great Employment Opportunities
Employment of veterinary technicians is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2024.
Large Animal Care and Management, Shelter Medicine, Laboratory Animal Medicine and Public Health
Although Yuba College teaches all aspects of veterinary technology, we specialize in large animal care and management, shelter medicine, laboratory animal medicine and public health.
Nationally Accredited and Board Licensed
Upon completion of the 2 year, American Veterinary Medical Association accredited program, the student will have completed the requirements for an Associate in Science Degree.
California State Board Licensing
Additionally, the student will also be eligible to take the California State Board Licensing Examination for Veterinary Technicians.