Veterinary Technology​​

Upcoming Information Sessions

Friday, January 27 - 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Saturday, March 18 - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Willmar Campus Room A240 - Park in the visitor lot and enter into the
Student Center.

This is a program that often has a waiting list for students to get in, so explore and apply early!

To Register
320-222-5971 or 800-722-1151

Congratulations, Dr. Balay,​ for being recognized as a
US Top 40 Veterinary Technology Professor!

​Click he​re to learn more​! 

Program Distinctions:

  • 95% Placement rate
  • ONE focused degree
  • STATE-OF-THE-ART equipment and facilities, including a digital X-ray facility, laser surgery equipment, and dental units
  • Fully equipped SURGERY facility
  • Simulated ON-SITE veterinary clinic
  • LIVE animals on campus -  dogs, cats, small animals and exotics
  • HANDS-ON experience with LARGE animals
  • Small class sizes - 8:1 STUDENT:STAFF RATIO in labs
  • TWO faculty veterinarians
  • SEVEN faculty vet technicians
  • LOW tuition r​ate
  • FULL accreditation since 1993
  • Intro class available ON-LINE
  • PROGRAM specific scholarships

The Veterinary Technology major is academically rigorous and requires highly motivated individuals dedicated to success. Applicants are s​trongly encouraged to spend at least one week observing or working in a veterinary clinic with a veterinary technician prior to starting the program.

Tailored to nurture the knowledge, abilities, and lifelong learning skills required of the veterinary technician. Courses are taught by experienced veterinarians and veterinary technicians who are aware of what your future employers will expect you to know.

IMPORTANT: Please see the ADMISSION CRITERIA for this program.​

Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.