Veterinary Technology & Business Administration Dual Degree

Combine your desire to work with animals— and expand your career options.

Earn an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology, plus a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in the same amount of time as a Bachelor’s Degree alone!

Career Options Include:

Veterinary Practice Manager, Veterinary Industry Leader (Pharmaceuticals, Pet Nutrition, Veterinary Supplies), Facilities Management (Shelter, Rescue, Research), Pet Retail, Small Business Development or Consulting, Business Owner (Pet Rehabilitation, Veterinary Hospital, Pet Sitting, Grooming, Boarding, Pet Supply Store), Lab Animal Research (Operations Manager, Animal Procurement, Inventory Specialist, Research Coordinator)

And so many more!

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Important Notes:

* Indicates courses which are part of the accredited veterinary technology core, for which a grade of C or better is required. A student will be allowed to repeat a total of two core courses. Failure to achieve a C or better in any two core courses after two attempts will result in dismissal from the Veterinary Science program.

** The hours for this externship are completed in the summer between the Sophomore and Junior years.

Veterinary Technology and Business Adminiatration


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals I* BIOL1005 4
Managing Transitions: Change as the Norm CORE1001 3
Global Economics Micro and Macro Perspective ECON1200 3
Introduction to Business Models MGMT1000 3
Introduction to Veterinary Technology* VTSC1050 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals II* BIOL1006 4
The New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems COREENGL 3
College Algebra* MATH1200 3
Applied Business Statistics MATH2101 3
Marketing I: Creating Marketing, Branding, and Sales Strategies MKTG2004 3

Credits Total: 32

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Accounting and Financing I: Concepts and Tools ACCT2100 3
Chemistry I* CHEM1001 4
Supply Chains and Innovations MGMT2400 3
Marketing II: Analyzing Marketing, Branding and Sales Strategies MKTG3004 3
Clinical Experience I* VTSC1101 4

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Accounting and Finance II: Decision Making ACCT3100 3
Writing About Literature ENGL1003 3
Introduction to Psychology PSYC1001 3
Clinical Experience II* VTSC1102 4
Veterinary Pharmacology* VTSC1200 2

Credits Total: 32

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Data Visualization OR Business Analytics OR Business Elective INFO2500 OR INFO3300 OR Business Elective 3
Business Decision Making: Law, Ethics and Strategies MGMT3700 3
Laboratory and Exotic Animals* VTSC2050 3
Clinical Pathology* VTSC2102 3
Externship Module I* VTSC2900** 2
Practical Experience I* VTSC2902 1

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset CORE3100 3
Career Internship MGMT4900 3
Marketing Management MKTG3001 3
Veterinary Hematology* VTSC2101 3
Practical Experience II* VTSC2902 1

Credits Total: 28

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Humanities/ Fine Arts Elective Elective 3
Business Policy and Strategy MGMT4100 3
Veterinary Radiology* VTSC2001 2
Farm Animal Skills* VTSC2201 2
Veterinary Anesthesia and Surgery* VTSC2500 4

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Business Elective OR Organizational Behavior ELECTIVE OR MGMT3205 3
Business Elective 2000+ ELECTIVE 3
Humanities/ Fine Arts Elective ELECTIVE 3
Developing Business Leadership MGMT4003 3
Veterinary Technology Capstone* VTSC2090 2

Credits Total: 28