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Veterinary Technology

Minimum Prerequisites

Please review minimum requirements for applying to the Veterinary Technology program.

  • Cumulative college grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  • All science prerequisite coursework must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 (BIOL 10, BIOL 41, CHEM 30A).
  • High school graduation or a valid GED.
  • VT 51 (Introduction to Veterinary Technology) with a grade of “C” or higher; must be completed at the time of application (no later than winter quarter prior to application.)
  • MATH 105 (Intermediate Algebra), or MATH 180 (Quantitative Reasoning) or equivalent college level course with a “C” or higher.  If MATH proficiency is determined via placement test, test results must be included with your application.
  • ENGL 1A, or 1H, or 1S & 1T or equivalent
  • BIOL 10 (General Biology) or equivalent
  • BIOL 41 (Microbiology) or equivalent
  • CHEM 30A (Survey of Inorganic & Organic Chemistry) or CHEM 25 or equivalent

In addition to the above requirements, a valid Adult CPR certificate is required at time of graduation.

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See how to apply for the VT Program

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Lisa Eshman, DVM
Program Director



Main Campus & Sunnyvale Center Open Wednesday

Due to improved conditions and anticipated rain, Foothill College and Sunnyvale Center will be open Nov. 21. Face masks will be available at the Health Center, Library, Stem Center and TLC.

Campus Open Wednesday, Nov. 21