Program Requirements

The Veterinary Technology program is housed in the College of Agriculture. The objectives of the college are to afford students a general education that will assist them in living a full and well-balanced life; to offer courses and other specialized instruction required by students enrolled in the programs of agricultural sciences, biological and Agricultural engineering sciences; to enable the graduates to undertake graduate or professional study or to enter directly into rewarding careers in business, industry, or government and to foster opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and faculty research.

The course requirements for the scientific and technical programs may change due to on-going curricular modification. Students entering the College of Agriculture, Technology and Agriculture are required to have a strong background in mathematics and the sciences, and to have an overall minimum GPA of 2.5. All students will be required to obtain a grade of "C" or better in all major courses. All students are strongly encouraged to participate in internship programs, and volunteering/community service activities, which are offered through College of Agriculture, the University Career Center and the Office of Community Activities Volunteering Services, respectively.

FAMU Admission Requirements

Beginning freshman applying for admission must submit the following: SAT- Math -460, Critical Reading- 460, Writing- 440 or an ACT -Reading - 19, Math - 19, English/Writing 18. SAT or ACT scores are also required of international applicants.

All high school students must submit an official transcript from a regionally accredited high school with a grade point average of at least 2.5 (4.0 scale) computed by FAMU. If you completed the GED, submit scores and partial high school transcript, or if foreign, its equivalent.

The University provides an early admission program for outstanding high school students who demonstrate potential to do college-level work. Requirements are:"B" average in academic subjects.

Recommendation from high school principal or designated representative.

The grade point average will be computed on the academic units only.

Grades in honors, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced Placement courses will be given additional weight in the computation.

For other Admission Requirement Information see the Florida A&M University website.

International Applicants

International students must submit a financial statement and academic credentials. These credentials must be certified true copies from the college or university. An applicant transferring from another college or university in the United States must submit an official transcript(s) with at least 60 semester or 90 quarter hours with at least a "C" average. In addition the student must also present a passing score on the TOEFL exam.

For other Admission Requirement Information see the Florida A&M University website.