If I receive my Veterinary Technician degree can it transfer to a Veterinarian degree?

I ultimately want to receive my degree for Veterinary Medicine, but I'm wondering if my Veterinary Technician degree (two years) can transfer towards the Vet medicine degree (like the first four years). Would it be a complete waste of time if I receive the vet tech first ?

Asked By: Funky Flamingo - 1/30/2009
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No not at all. Very few courses transfer from the tech school into the pre-vet curriculum. You'd actually end up adding at least a year to your total education. It is a complete waste of time because you're not using your tech degree... More
Answered By: altaira_3 - 1/30/2009
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It's not really going to help. To get into vet school, you'll need a 4-year college degree, and the vet tech classes usually won't transfer to a 4-year school because they don't offer them.
Answered By: eri - 1/30/2009
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