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)

Important Updates for Applicants Applying for 2024 Examination

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

We are currently in the process of updating our website to reflect these changes. In the interim, please refer to our application packets for up-to-date requirements.

We appreciate your patience ans expect our website to have all up-to-date requirements by the end of March!


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