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Veterinary Technology Admission Requirements

Successful completion of the following college level courses with a final grade of "C" or higher or transfer equivalent: Biology-I Science (BIO-111), Chemistry-(CHM-101), Algebraic Concepts-(MTH-100), English Composition (ENG-101).

 

After completion of the above college level prerequisites, applicants will submit the online application to the college with the Veterinary Technology Program selected. The application and official transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Records and Registration between September 1 and March 1 to be considered for fall acceptance.Students submitting applications between March 2 and August 31 will be considered for the following spring semester dependent upon completion of the pre-requisite courses.


The following will then occur:

   1. Review of applications by the Veterinary Technology Program Director     
   2. Candidates will receive written notification of the selection decision

   3. Accepted applicants are required to attend a program orientation session

   4. Accepted candidates must provide copies of driver's license, health insurance, obtain a tetanus and pre-exposure vaccine prior to selection of courses


If the candidate is not accepted for fall or spring, but wishes to be considered for the following fall, he/she must reapply through the college website. One class will be accepted per semester. All prerequisite courses and all documentation, including evaluation of all high school and/or college transcripts must be completed prior to the deadlines.


Admission to the program is on a competitive basis and the completion of prerequisites and core curricular courses does not guarantee admission to the program. Since there are more applicants than there are positions, admission points will be assigned according to the applicants documented record. Criteria for selection based on past performance, including high school Biology and Chemistry, grade point average and grades on core curriculum requirements. Heavy emphasis will be placed on math and science courses where applicable. Science courses that were completed five or more years prior to applying for the vet tech program will not be accepted for credit. Students previously accepted into the program and have not enrolled in vet tech (ASC) courses for two consecutive semesters will be required to re-apply through the selective application process. Preference will be given to students who have completed their core curriculum requirements at Camden County College. Veterinary Technology or Animal Science courses from colleges other than CCC will not be accepted.


Applicants can complete the Veterinary Exam Room Assistant certificate program and receive a 2 credit course reduction for the Veterinary Technology Program. More information can be obtained through the Career and Technical Institute of Camden County College; tradetraining@camdencc.edu or by calling (856) 874-6004.