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Admission Requirements


Admission into the Veterinary Technology Program is considered depending upon educational background, practical experience and references from veterinarians and educators.
The following are requirements for admission into the Veterinary Technology Program:

Applicants must have completed or be in the process of completing all required general education courses and 360 hours of practical experience prior to the Fall or Spring semester for which they are applying to begin Veterinary Technology courses.

Vet Tech General Education Requirements
Additional Admissions Requirements

 The student is responsible for securing a facility to work in and the program will evaluate the facility prior to the student starting their first semester.

 Only veterinary hospitals within the state of ALABAMA may be used as a clinical site

Completion of the above requirements certifies eligibility, but in no way implies or guarantees admission into the Veterinary Technology Program. Acceptance into the program is at the sole discretion of the Program admissions committee.
Enrollment is limited to students who have fulfilled all application requirements necessary for the Veterinary Technology Program. New Students are accepted in both fall and spring semesters. Once the application deadline has passed; students will receive written notification of their status and details concerning an interview with the Program's Admission Committee. Students will not be allowed to register for Veterinary Technology classes until all necessary paperwork is completed and attendance of orientation is verified.

Jefferson State does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its admissions, programs and activities in compliance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.