The Veterinary Technology A.S. degree program is a selective admission program at St. Petersburg College. Through a cooperative agreement with St. Petersburg College, Valencia offers the general education core and support courses required in the program. Students meeting the admission requirements of this program at St. Petersburg College can access all of the remaining specialized courses through online distance learning. Required clinical and work experiences can be obtained within the Central Florida area. The degree is awarded by St. Petersburg College.
Note: Since this degree is offered and awarded by St. Petersburg College it is not a financial aid eligible degree program at Valencia. If you are concurrently seeking the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree, the Veterinary Technology program prerequisites may be eligible for financial aid at Valencia if they are a part of your A.A. requirements.
The A.S. Degree in Veterinary Technology program prepares students to be veterinary technicians and once students complete the program, they may take the FVMA and FVTA Certification examinations. For more information about the requirements and selection process, contact St. Petersburg College at 727-341-3653 and visit the college Web site at spcollege.edu/webcentral/acad/vettech.htm.