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

Need help?

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
Due to ongoing poor air quality, Modesto Junior College will remain closed through Sunday, November 25. All classes and extracurricular activities on campus are cancelled during this time. MJC will reopen on Monday, November 26.

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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