The public is encouraged to stop by for tours and potential students are welcome to meet with admissions and financial aid representatives to find out about enrolling. Current students will also be on hand to talk to anyone interested in the programs.
Pima Medical offers the veterinary assistant certificate and veterinary technician associate degree programs in Dillon. The program’s classrooms and labs are located on the University of Montana Westerns campus.
Curriculum focuses on hands-on work caring for domestic animals, livestock and even exotic animals. Students learn animal behavior, care, surgical assisting, laboratory testing and nursing procedures. Veterinary technicians that graduate are qualified to work closely with veterinarians in the areas of surgery, lab procedures and radiography.
The first cohort of students began class November 2015 through a collaboration between Pima Medical and the University of Montana Western. They will officially earn their veterinary assistant certificates on June 24, 2016 with a ceremony to begin at 1 p.m. at Beier Auditorium on the universitys campus. Those same students have already begun the veterinary technician program and will graduate May 2017.
If you would like to attend open house, please RSVP online at http://pmi.edu/DillonOpenHouse. The campus is located at 434 E. Poindexter St., Dillon, Mont. 59725.
For more information about the veterinary assistant and veterinary technician programs at Pima Medicals Dillon campus, visit online at http://pmi.edu/Locations/Montana/Dillon.