Since 2006, 98% of our A.S. degree graduates have found jobs in the field, are continuing their education or are serving in the military.
Please be advised that you will need to pay for background and drug screenings prior to taking your first health class at SPC.
Our Veterinary Technology Associate in Science degree gives you a solid foundation for success. Our online program means you don’t have to give up your job to finish your degree. Our program has an excellent national reputation.
SPC's A.S. and B.A.S. degrees in Veterinary Technology are accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
The following scholarships are available to all Vet Tech students. You will need to apply through the St. Petersburg College Foundation to be eligible.
Our program prepares you to become a veterinary technician, who uses scientific knowledge and skills to benefit society through protecting animal health, relieving animal suffering, conserving livestock resources, promoting public health and advancing medical knowledge.
Employment is expected to grow much faster than average as many jobs go unfilled because of a shortage of veterinary technicians. Also, pet owners are becoming more willing to pay for advanced veterinary care.
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The shortest wait times are in the morning. To be sure you will see an advisor, please arrive at least one hour before closing. Limited services may be available up to an hour before closing, depending on the number of students waiting.
This A.S. degree transfers to our Bachelor of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology.
Due to state authorization requirements for distance learning that are particular to each state, students who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada and North Carolina can no longer be enrolled in online classes at St. Petersburg College as long as they are residents of those states. If you have questions regarding this new policy, please send them to email@example.com.
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