Veterinary Technology

Associate in Applied Science

If you love caring for animals, and want to break into the veterinary field, our partnership program may be for you! Students will complete their program prerequisites and general education courses at Salem Community College, then transition to Camden County College for their remaining coursework. The program prepares students for entry-level positions in the animal health field. Studies include working under the supervision of a Veterinarian to perform laboratory and clinical procedures, assist in surgical procedures, radiology and anesthesia.

Students who successfully complete the program may pursue entry-level careers as veterinary technicians, animal care or service worker and humane society worker. Although the program is not designed for transfer, some credits may be transferrable to a 4-year institution for advanced studies.

    Students who complete the Biology/Chemistry, Associate of Science program who go on to earn a bachelor degree may find employment in occupations such as:

    • Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
    • Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
    FIRST SEMESTER
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    BIO101General Biology I4$132.00$760.00$892.00
    CHM101College Chemistry I4$132.00$760.00$892.00
    ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    MAT137College Algebra3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    Subtotal: $2,924.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    SECOND SEMESTER
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    BIO211General Biology II4$132.00$760.00$892.00
    CSC115College Chemistry II3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    ENG102English Composition II3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    HUM-ELECHumanities Elective3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    Subtotal: $2,602.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    PROGRAM COURSES (at Camden County College)
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    ASC106Office Procedures for Veterinary Technicians2Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC107Calculations for Veterinary Technicians1Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC111Animal Biology4Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC112Principles of Animal Husbandry2Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC115Small Animal Nursing I for Veterinary Technicians3Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC200Dental Techniques for Veterinary Technicians1Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC213Laboratory Animal Science3Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC214Small Animal Nursing II2Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC215Farm Animal Nursing1Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC220Hematology for Veterinary Technicians3Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC235Clinical Laboratory for Veterinary Technicians2Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC236Radiology for Veterinary Technicians2Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC240Parasitology3Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC261Pathology for Veterinary Technicians2Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC270Veterinary Pharmacology2Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    ASC292Small Animal Co-Op3Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    BIO221Microbiology I4Camden FeesCamden TuitionCamden Total
    Subtotal: $N/A*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    Total Program Cost to attend at Salem Community College: $5,526.00*

    * - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.
    ** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.