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2013-2014 College Catalog 
2013-2014 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Veterinary Technician

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Shelton State Community College offers a Veterinary Technician program (VTP) through a linkage program in cooperation with Jefferson State Community College (JSCC) in Birmingham, Alabama. Students complete academic coursework at Shelton State Community College and then apply for admission to the professional phase of the program which is offered at Jefferson State Community College. The Veterinary Technician program at Jefferson State is taught online, and clinical application is conducted in approved veterinary hospitals and/or facilities. Interested students should submit an application for admission to Jefferson State as soon as they begin classes at Shelton State Community College. The VTP also requires a separate application. Acceptance to the program is through Jefferson State. Application to Jefferson State and the VTP program at Jefferson State does not guarantee admission to the VTP. Class size is limited, and qualified students are ranked for admission based on a priority system which evaluates educational background, work experience, and references from veterinarians and educators. Students should contact the Jefferson State program advisor at 205.856.8551 or the program’s Web site at www.jeffstateonline.com/VetTech.

The Veterinary Technician program at Jefferson State Community College is in the process of seeking accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Students should contact the Shelton State Community College Linkage Coordinator, 205.391.2959, for more information about academic coursework available at Shelton State Community College.

Allied Health Program ACT Score Required Beginning Semester Length of Study at JSCC
Veterinary Technician (AAS) N/A Fall/Spring 5 Semesters

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