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Veterinary Technology Program | Admission

Applications Closed for 2020-2021

All applicants should monitor their TAMUK email for program communications.  Acceptance letters and information regarding orientation will be sent to your TAMUK email address.

Your Journey Starts Here

We're so glad you are interested in becoming a Veterinary Technologist! We've compiled some pointers to help you through the process. We spend the majority of our time with our students, so please review the following information thoroughly and carefully before contacting the program for assistance. Many of your questions will be answered throughout the website!

When is my application due?

Completed program applications are guaranteed review if submitted by the Priority Deadline.  Completed applications received after the Priority Deadline will be reviewed if we have not already accepted a full cohort of 30 students for the new academic year.

What do I do?

  • Please read through the Admission Requirements
  • Read all of the documents thoroughly to make sure all required information is submitted.
  • Submit all of the required documentation by the Priority Deadline to ensure review.
  • Qualified applicants who have submitted all of the required documents may be contacted for an interview.
  • Admission decisions will be made after the interviews have completed.
  • All applicants will be contacted individually by the program regarding the admission decision.  If you have not heard from us, we may still be in the decision process.  We appreciate your patience.

Veterinary Technology Program Admission Requirements and Application

Students applying for the Veterinary Technology Program must already by enrolled in Texas A&M University - Kingsville.  For more Application Requirements and instructions, please click the link below.

Veterinary Technology Admissions

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Final Deadline

Final application deadline for 2020-2021 school year.

Program Application Prerequisites

What are prerequisites?

Students applying to the program must be Texas A&M University - Kingsville students who have completed the required courses listed in the first four semesters of the degree plan (also known as prerequisites). The prerequisite courses help you have enough background education in certain areas to successfully complete Veterinary Technology (VETT) courses. The majority of the applicants to our program will be TAMUK Sophomores heading into their Junior year.  Prerequisite courses in progress can be marked as such on the application.  Students may be conditionally accepted with the condition being that the courses are successfully completed by the start of the fall semester of acceptance.  Click on the link to learn more about our program prerequisite course requirements.

Veterinary Technology Program Prerequisites

Are you a high school student?

If you are a high school student who is interested in our program, you can enter TAMUK as a student in the department of Animal Science and Veterinary Technology with an interest in Veterinary Technology.  This will set you on a path to complete the required prerequisite courses prior to admission to the Veterinary Technology Program.  High school students cannot apply directly to the program at this time.

I want to be a Veterinarian!

If you are interested in becoming a Veterinarian, first consider joining the Vet. Tech. side by reading our Why Veterinary Technology page!  If you are still interested in becoming a Veterinarian, we recommend following the Pre-Vet Animal Science degree plan.  The Veterinary Technology Program degree plan will not fulfill the requirements for admission to a college of veterinary medicine.