Veterinary Technician Requirements

Associate Degree Program | 65 Credits

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements  Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS


Veterinary Technician, AAS
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Admission Criteria  

2 of the following: 
  • ACT: 18 
  • SAT: 960
  • HS GPA: 2.5 GPA 
  • GED: 500 
  • College GPA: 2.25 GPA
  • Test of Academic Skills (TEAS)
    • Math: 62%
    • Reading: 75%

TEAS Information

Additional Admission Criteria:

  • Job shadow experience: minimum of 25 hours
  • Essay: 500 words minimum, explaining why you want to be a veterinary technician and what is the biggest challenge you see of being a veterinary technician?

Job Shadow Experience Form   Admissions Essay Form

Additional Program Requirements

Background Check and Drug Screen 

Completion of a background check and drug screen are required before program classes start.



This program requires additional immunizations. Please refer to the Healthcare Programs Handbook for additional details.

Technical Standards 

Read the Technical Standards form and review physical requirements. If you apply online, this is part of the application process.

Veterinary Technican Technical Standards

Uniforms are required for this program and are available through Sparkle Uniforms.

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical College's Veterinary Technician program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech I.T. Support Center.


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