Application Process

Students must meet the following criteria to enter the program:


Students must apply to UT Martin


Once accepted to UTM, students can start taking general education and animal science requirements in veterinary technology.


Students can then apply specifically to the veterinary technology program when they meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of a minimum of 45 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • A minimum GPA of 2.8
  • 12 hours of the following courses: CHEM 111 or 121, CHEM 112 or 122, BIOL 130 & 140 and MBIO 251
  • All animal science and veterinary technology courses (and any courses that transfer and/or substitute for animal science and veterinary technology courses) must be completed with a grade of C or better for successful completion of program
  • Minimum of 40 hours career experience with a veterinarian or veterinary technician.

New classes will be admitted to the program each fall and spring semester. Deadline for fall applications will be May 1 of the year student plans to enter the program and applicants will be notified by July 1 of acceptance or denial. Deadline for spring applications will be December 1 and applicants will be notified by January 4 of acceptance or denial.


Veterinary Health Technology Program Admission Packet

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