Associate in Science (Transfer)

Veterinary medicine blends your love of animals with your passion for science. Start your education at ICC, where you benefit from inspiring instructors and competitive tuition. We equip you with a solid foundation to ensure your success at the next stop in your educational journey.

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Learn the foundational principles of biology from expert instructors. Build the practical skills needed for success in the lab and gain experience conducting biological research. After graduation, you will be prepared for a four-year college or university where you can explore pre-professional fields and continue into a school of veterinary medicine.

A Quality Education

Our state-of-the-art health teaching facilities mean you’ll have the best preparation for your advanced education.

Get Involved

Network with fellow students from across ICC’s health programs in the Pre-Health Club.

Career Opportunities

Veterinarian, Animal Control Agent, Biomedical Researcher, Zoologist, Pharmaceutical Sales, Lab Technician, Wildlife Biologist, Animal Scientist


18 Months

If full time

4 semesters if full-time
15-16 credits per semesters

What if I attend part-time?

Our program can be completed at your pace; just plan for a longer time-to-degree.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2023-24

What financial assistance can I receive?

Our STEM programs qualify for financial aid. That might include scholarships, grants and loans. Learn more about financial assistance at ICC.



Students per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

Will I be ready to transfer?

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Notable Alumni, Michael Brown, Executive Director, Ecology Action Center
CTE Programs Lead River to Prestigious Scholarship Opportunity
Ben Rixstine
Jay, and others, graduate from ICC’s first Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Cohort

Biology is an absolutely gigantic field – you can specialize in ancient life, current biodiversity, mircoscopic life, giant organism, quantum biology, molecular biology, forensic science, medicine, cell biology, systems biology, forensic science, medicine, cell biology, systems biology, environmental biology, exobiology – there’s a place for every interest in this field.

Jen Fenner, Professor, Biology
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How Do I Get Into the Pre-Veterinary Program?

Through our pre-health programs, you’ll gain a robust understanding of the foundational principles of biology, skills in operating successfully in the biology laboratory, and experiences with conducting biological research, writing scientific manuscripts, and working with teams.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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