First, you must apply to BCC into a general program, Associates in General Science (AS.PS.GEN). Students should apply online.
What are the admissions requirements for the VT program?
Once the change of curriculum forms are reviewed, a negative criminal background check is received, and it is determined that you are eligible, you will be invited to take the VT Admissions Assessment Examination. The study guide is available in the library and at the bookstore.
The Admissions Assessment Examination for Veterinary Technology covers the following subject areas:
There are a total of 9–10 modules on the examination but modules to be completed will be program specific. You will receive more information once academic eligibility and a criminal background check is determined.
Title:Hesi Admission Assessment Review Guide
Edition: 3rd edition Elsevier
It is strongly recommended that students complete as many general education and science courses before applying to the veterinary technician program. The veterinary technology core courses require a substantial commitment and additional courses will decrease the amount of time and focus needed to be successful in the core veterinary technology courses.
What if I do not meet these requirements?
Any student not meeting these requirements will not be eligible for admission to the veterinary technology program.
What is the deadline for admission?
October 1st is the deadline for consideration for the January admission. Students meeting the minimum requirements must fill out a change of curriculum form.
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