The Veterinary Technology AS degree delivers a hands-on training program that is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and can be completed in two years or five consecutive terms. Career opportunities include veterinary technician positions in private practices, humane societies, specialty veterinary medicine, zoo/wildlife medicine, agriculture, and biomedical research.
The HCC veterinary technology program has an articulation agreement with St Petersburg College (SPC) in which graduates from the HCC program can continue on for a BS in Veterinary Technology with SPCs on-line program.
To apply to this program, you must first apply to HCC. While you may apply to HCC at any time, you may only apply to the veterinary technology program from January 1 – May 17.
Important! Please note that beginning with application in 2022, a minimum of 10 hours as an employee, volunteer or observer in a veterinary-related facility will be required for application.