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VC Veterinary Technician Application 2021


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PROGRAM:   The Veterinary Technology Associate of Science Degree Program is two-tier pathway that begins with a Veterinary Assistant Certificate of Achievement. The program develops students for careers within the veterinary and animal healthcare industry as veterinary technicians and also prepares them to take the national licensing exam to become a Registered Veterinary Technician.  The first year of courses within the Veterinary Technology degree program can be applied towards earning a Certificate of Achievement (CoA) in Veterinary Assistant, allowing students to seek initial, entry-level employment in the field of veterinary technology while completing the Associate degree program.


ADMISSION:  Student applying to the Veterinary Assistant program must submit an admissions application to Ventura College at before applying to the certificate program.  Admission to the certificate program is based on a random lottery process.  To be considered for the certificate program, students must meet the educational requirements and follow the pre-enrollment procedures.  Meeting all the requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program. In order to continue into the Veterinary Technology degree program, all Veterinary Technology coursework must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Note: The American Veterinary Medical Association requires that all applicants for enrollment in the Veterinary Technology program must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.






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