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A Future Helping Animals

Pre-veterinary Program

The Pre-Veterinary program at Brevard College is designed to prepare you for a career in animal caregiving. Graduate with the knowledge and applied experience that you need to confidently move forward and meet your academic and professional goals.

 

Not only does Brevard’s Pre-veterinary Program provide you with the foundational knowledge you need to be a pet care specialist, but also the information you need to make informed school and career decisions.

 

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What you'll experience in the Pre-Veterinary program

  • Veterinary observation and direct experience that will make your application more competitive.
  • Work one-on-one with dedicated, innovative faculty and develop lifelong friendships, mentorships, and connections.
  • An education with a strong liberal arts foundation.
  • Teachers and mentors who help you explore, nurture, and expand your interests.
  • Guidance so you can hit developmental and procedural milestones and be prepared to apply for graduate and professional programs.

MAJORS, MINORS, AND CONCENTRATIONS

You may choose to major in Biology, Health Science Studies, or Integrated Studies with appropriate emphasis.

 

For acceptance to some professional schools, students may choose any major, taking courses required for the professional school in the Division of Science and Mathematics.

 

Students interested in pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-veterinary, and other pre-health professional school study may major in Biology or Health Science Studies in the Division of Science and Mathematics or major in Integrated Studies with appropriate emphases. For acceptance to some professional schools, students may choose any major, taking courses required for the professional school in the Division of Science and Mathematics.

Career Opportunities

Studying Pre-Veterinary at Brevard can lead to careers in a variety of fields:

  • Study Veterinary Medicine in Grad School
  • Pet care specialist
  • Zookeeper
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Higher education lecturer
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Research scientist (medical)
  • Research scientist (life sciences)
  • Veterinary nurse

Health Science department faculty

3:1

Student to Waterfall Ratio

15

Average
Class Size

703

Students Enrolled

Recognized Honors:

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.