Who We Are

Veterinary Technicians dedicated to performing a higher level of veterinary diagnostic imaging:

  • Digital Radiographs
  • Hands-free Radiology
  • Fluoroscopic Special Procedures
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging
Hands-free Restraint

Mission Statement

To advance the education and professional recognition of credentialed veterinary technicians who display excellence and dedication to providing superior diagnostic imaging quality to the veterinary patient.



The Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Diagnostic Imaging exists to promote excellence in the discipline of Diagnostic Imaging. The Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Diagnostic Imaging will provide a process by which credentialed veterinary technicians/nurses may become recognized as a Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) in the field of diagnostic imaging (DI). Veterinary technicians who meet all requirements as a VTS-DI will demonstrate superior knowledge in scientifically and humanely based techniques of diagnostic imaging for all veterinary patients.

Sixteenth veterinary technician specialty recognized by NAVTA

Veterinary Technician Specialist – Diagnostic Imaging (VTS-DI)

Pre-Applications for 2022 Examination is now CLOSED!

All 2022 applicants were required to use the updated 2022 pre-application packet and submit their applications by October 1, 2021 at 12:00 AM E.S.T.

Thank you to all applicants who submitted their applications!


There have been multiple credential requirement changes for our 2022 VTS-DI applicants.

All 2022 applicants must use the updated 2022 application packet.

Please refer to the Credential Requirements section within our bylaws as well as our Credential Requirements page for more information.

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