Online Admissions Process for Veterinary TechnologyWe appreciate your interest in the Veterinary Technology program at CCBC Essex and want to make certain that you are successful.
The Veterinary Technology program is a selective admissions program. Although the Community College of Baltimore County has an open door policy for general admission, enrollment in the School of Health Professions programs is competitive.
CCBC CAS Checklist for Veterinary Technology
Step 1 - Prepare to Apply
Collect pertinent materials like unofficial transcripts for all US college‐level coursework and testing completed. Use these to help you complete the application.
CLEP, AP and non‐US college transcript evaluations (AACRAO, WES etc.) should be sent directly to CCBC’s School of Health Professions (SHP) Admission Office.
Ask veterinarians or registered veterinary technicians and employers or previous instructors to be your reference. Collect their email address for submission in the CCBC CAS.
Step 2 - Complete CCBC CAS Application
If you applied using the CAS System before, then login and verify that all areas are correct. If you have taken additional courses, you must add them and send an official transcript showing the completed or in‐progress courses.
Once all sections of the application have a green check mark, you will be able to pay the $50 non‐refundable application fee. It is better to submit the application at least a month before the application deadline.
- April 15th for Fall start
Step 3 - Transcripts
CLEP and AP scores should be sent to the School of Health Professions Admission Office for admission use.
Step 4 - Evaluations
Submit two electronic references to the CCBC CAS. Two letters of recommendation are required. Once must be from a veterinarian (DVM or VMD) or registered, certified or licensed veterinary technician (RVT, CVT, LVT) with whom the applicant is currently working. This can be paid employment or volunteer work. The second can be from another veterinarian (DVM or VMD or registered, certified or licensed veterinary technician (RVT, CVT, LVT) or an instructor, professor or a current employer.
Step 5 - Personal Statement
Write a short biographical sketch including your qualifications and interest in Veterinary Technology as your prospective career.
Step 6 - Supplemental Information
- You will only receive this email if it applies to you.
- There is no additional fee associated with the supplemental information application.
Step 7 - Communication
Step 8 - Interview
Interviews are scheduled over a 2-3 day period, either late May or early to mid June. Selected applicants must be available over this time period; no exceptions will be made.