By successfully completing an associates degree with emphasis in biological sciences pre-veterinary medicine you will be able to:
Employment as veterinarians will increase by 9-17 percent or more over the 2004-14 period. Because the numbers of companion pets, particularly cats, are on the rise, people will demand more services from a veterinarian. More pet owners are interested in nontraditional pet care, such as dental care. Veterinarians may work in retail stores, offering services. Job prospects look good for those interested in working with farm animals. Veterinarians may opt for a job with the government, regulating animal entry, animal health and welfare, and public health.1
Animal lovers may also choose to become veterinary technologists and technicians.
The associates degree with emphasis in biological sciences pre-vererinary medicine is designed for students planning to complete the first two years of study leading to a baccalaureate degree and major in biology at a four-year college or university.
Advantages to taking classes at Heartland Community College include: