A Veterinary Technology Associates
St. Petersburg College's online vet tech program is unique for it provides those students interested in animal care with a new career opportunity. This associate degree is offered both online and on-campus, but the convenience of studying from home makes this online program worth the while.
This degree program will take around three years to complete as a part-time student and in order to complete the program; you will need a total of 51 credit hours. (This does not include the 18-22 credit hours of general education that are required for admission into the program-more details to follow.)
Some of the online courses offered through this program include:
- Animal Anatomy
- Veterinary Medical Terminology
- Animal Nursing
- Large Animal Diseases
- Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine
- Animal Laboratory Procedures
- Animal Physiology
Four of these courses are veterinary work experiences that each include 64 hours of clinical work in either a veterinary clinic, hospital, animal shelter, or emergency animal clinic. Each work experience has a prerequisite of the one prior to it.
Along with these courses, students participating in this online degree program are required to work 20 hours per week at a veterinary clinic or hospital.
The courses of this program can be accessed via the ANGEL learning interface.