Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Access your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

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Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College

Veterinary Technician Program


The Modesto Junior College Veterinary Technician Program is designed to be a year-long certificate program.

Classes are taught from 6-9 pm Monday –Thursday in the Agriculture Department on East Campus.

For information on becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician, please go to this veterinary medical board link. OR  link.

                   Associates Degree:



Program Contacts:

Faculty, Program Advisor
Julie Haynes
(209) 575-6872

Instructional Support Specialist
Brittney Thomas
(209) 575-6188

Program Specialist
Tim McDaniel, RVT
(209) 575-6031

Contact Tim McDaniel regarding any further questions you might have.  Thank you for your time and interest in the Veterinary Technician Program at MJC.



     Required Courses:

              General Certificate 

ANSC 250 Anat & Phys 3
ANSC 251 Pharmacy  2
ANSC 252 Equipment 3
ANSC 253 Laboratory 1
ANSC 254 Office 2
ANSC 255 Dental 3
ANSC 256 Emergency 1
ANSC 257 Handling 2

          Large Animal Certificate

ANSC 270 LA Anat & Phys 3
ANSC 251 Pharmacy 2
ANSC 252 Equipment 3
ANSC 253 Laboratory 1
ANSC 254 Office 2
ANSC 271 LA Dental 3
ANSC 272 LA Emergency 1
ANSC 273 LA Handling 2


 Recommended Electives:

ANSC 55 Intro Vet Tech 3
ANSC 200 Intro Animal Science 3
ANSC 207 Equine Science  3


  • Students must complete 4,416 hours of clinical work experience & 20 units to be eligible for the California RVT exam.
  • The additional 3 units is not required to complete the certificate program at MJC.

 Upcoming News:

  • Large Animal Certificate Available
  • CE Courses to be announced

School Visits:

  • Contact our staff we would love to share our knowledge with your class.



Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Contact Us

Phone: 209-575-6200
Fax: 209-575-6199
Web Site Ag Home Page:

Agriculture Division Office
MJC East Campus
435 College Ave. 
Modesto, CA, 95350
Fall/Spring Semester Hours
Monday - Friday: 
     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday:
     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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