What makes Pima Medical Institute's Dillon campus unique?
Pima Medical Institute’s Dillon campus is located directly on the University of Montana Western campus. Students who enroll with Pima Medical at the Dillon location uniquely have access to the University of Montana Western’s facilities, including dining, recreation and the library.Read More
In the spring of 2017, the Veterinary Technician program received American Veterinary Medical Association Accreditation—making it the only accredited program in the state of Montana.
Describe student life at Pima Medical Institute - Dillon. What do students experience? How do students connect?
Pima Medical’s Dillon campus provides both the accelerated, hands-on education of a technical institute, while also allowing students to experience the student life of a four-year university if they choose.Read More
Students have the option to stay in University of Montana Western’s dorms, and have access to their recreation, dining and other facilities. At the same time, students who wish to commute to campus are provided resources for carpooling, or are assisted in finding off-campus housing for those who wish to relocate without staying on the UMW campus.
We are a small campus focusing solely on Veterinary Assistant and Veterinary Technician programs. Class sizes are limited, allowing our faculty to provide personalized attention, and students learn in a close-knit environment.
What programs would you like to highlight, or which programs are you best known for? What does job placement look like for your students?
Pima Medical Institute’s Dillon campus offers the only American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited Veterinary Assistant and Veterinary Technician programs in the state of Montana. Students receive hands-on training working with animals of all sizes within equine, lab and farm environments.Read More
Our Veterinary Technician program requires prior educational/work experience as a Veterinary Assistant, meaning many students enroll in both programs.
What deadlines should students know about?
We have three starts per year for each of our programs.
Veterinary Assistant Upcoming Start Dates:
- August 31, 2022
- October 12, 2022
Veterinary Technician Upcoming Start Dates:
- November 2, 2022
- May 3, 2023
For additional details students can visit this link: https://pmi.edu/locations/montana/dillon/
Anything else you’d like students to know about Pima Medical Institute - Dillon?
Pima Medical’s Dillon Campus, in addition to being the only AVMA-accredited program in the state, was instrumental is assisting with passage of Senate Bill 106 In 2021, requiring licensure to act as a Veterinary Technician in Montana.
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