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Admission Requirements

Application deadline: May 1

Enrollment in this program is limited.

To apply to the program, you must have completed the courses below with a grade of “C” or higher or be currently enrolled in them. Students currently enrolled in these pre-requisites must complete them by the start of the Fall semester.

Top priority is given to students that have completed all of the required general education and science courses by the application deadline (May 1). GPA is also a factor in the selection process.


  • ENC 1101 — English Composition I
  • CHM 1033 —Chemistry for Health Sciences
  • CHM 1033L — Chemistry for Health Sciences Lab
  • CGS 1060C — Introduction to Microcomputer Usage
  • HSC 0003 — Introduction to Health Care

Background Checks

Students enrolled in the clinical portion of the program are required to complete the Miami Dade College Student Health Record and criminal background check process.

Successful completion of the MDC level two background check process or completion of a MDC nursing/health sciences program does not guarantee a graduate’s eligibility for participation in the professional credentialing process or for related employment. Credentialing agencies and health care employers may have additional eligibility criteria not required by an educational institution. Individuals who have been arrested or convicted for any crime are strongly urged to inquire directly of the licensing board in the jurisdiction in which they intend to practice.

Disabilities Information

The Veterinary Technology Program provides learning experiences that enable the student to acquire and assimilate the necessary technical competencies to function effectively as a supportive health care provider in the profession. In keeping with its mission and goals, and in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Medical Campus promotes an environment of respect and support for persons with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodations