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Vet Tech Admissions

Veterinary Technology Program Admission Requirements

You must apply for general admission to BRCC before applying to the program.  Applicants are screened and awarded points for:  academic credentials, veterinary/animal experience, and awareness of the profession.      

All Applicants

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of high school or college biology, including lab, with a ā€œCā€ or better
  • Official transcripts from high school and non-VCCS colleges attended
  • Clinical Observation Report
  • Completed Program Application for Admission

*Program will require an online interview after the application deadline (1/31/24)

Additional Requirements

All Applicants

All students admitted to the Veterinary Technology Program are required to be rabies vaccinated and to provide documentation by a health care professional of such immunizations by the start of the program to be compliant with AVMA Accreditation Standards.

On-Campus Option Applicants

Completion of ENG 111 and CHM 110 curriculum requirements prior to application (may be currently enrolled in these courses at time of application with admission contingent upon successful completion)

Distance Learning Applicants

Completion of the SDV, ENG111, CHM 110 and 3 other credits of curriculum requirements at the time of application (10 of the 16 credits).  (May be currently enrolled in these courses at time of application with admission contingent upon successful completion)

Application Deadline: January 31, 2024 (begin accepting applications after November 15, 2023)

Application must be submitted by 11:59 pm on January 31, 2024.

How to Apply

Before starting your application, please have your Clinical Observation Report ā€“ PDF ready to upload.

If you have any questions about the application process and pre-requisites, you may contact Michele Rheault, Health Professions Administrative Assistant, at

If you would like to meet with an advisor to review your transcript, you may schedule an appointment.

Before submitting this application, you should have completed these steps:

If you are transferring credits from non-VCCS schools, send transcripts from those institutions to:

Blue Ridge Community College
Student Records
One College Lane
PO Box 80
Weyers Cave, VA  24486

If you are using high school biology to meet your biology requirement and/or have earned fewer than 15 college credits by Dec. 31, 2023 you will need to submit your high school transcript to BRCC.

College transcripts from non-VCCS schools must be received by January 31, 2024.

Complete a "Transcript Evaluation Request Formā€ so that BRCC staff will evaluate those transcripts when received.  You will also need to use that form to request an evaluation of credits earned at other VCCS colleges. A transcript evaluation must be completed for any college credit not earned at BRCC and submitted to Admissions and Records.

Apply (November 15, 2023 - January 31, 2024)

Get in Touch

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(540) 234-9261
Box 80, One College Lane
Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486

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