Associate of Science Veterinary Technology

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year

** The hours for this externship are completed in the summer between the first and second year.

Special Requirements:

All full and part-time students are required to demonstrate proof of medical insurance, a tetanus booster within the last ten (10) years, and a tuberculosis test within one (1) year to participate in animal laboratories, veterinary clinic rotations and career externship. Rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis immunization is highly recommended. Students are required to either show proof of rabies immunization or sign a declination form. Students must be able to lift 50 pounds and be able to demonstrate the physical capabilities to work closely and safely with animals of all sizes. Students with limitations to movement, sight or hearing may find it difficult to meet all course requirements. For the health and safety of students appropriate attire will be addressed in all classes with laboratories.

Students must achieve a ‘C’ or better in all core program courses to graduate from the program.  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 Technology program.  Core courses are designated by an (*).

Please refer to the specific admission requirements for all Health Science programs in the Admission section of the academic catalog, under the Veterinary Applicants section.

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