We want the best and brightest! Ridgewater's Veterinary Technology program is academically rigorous, and it takes a highly motivated individual to succeed. Students must have better than average ability to master a sizeable course load of scientific and medical material in a relatively short time.
A high school diploma or equivalent is necessary for acceptance into Ridgewater College. Admission
criteria will require a student to have:
* 1 year of High School Biology and Chemistry with a C grade or above AND
- Reading - 78 or take English 98 and receive a PASS
- Math - 56 on Elementary Algebra portion of test or take Math 97 or Math 99 with a C grade or higher
*Students who have already graduated from High School may complete one semester of approved college level Biology and Chemistry with a C grade or above.
Students who have taken college level coursework – contact the Admissions Office.
Applicants not meeting these specific requirements are encouraged to talk to a Ridgewater academic advisor.
Although not an admissions requirement, the College strongly encourages students to spend at least one week in a veterinary environment observing a veterinary technician.
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Admission Criteria for Veterinary Technology