Vet Assistant Program Admission Requirements


Steps to Begin

1) Apply to FRCC

Apply to FRCC and declare your major as Veterinary Assistant Certificate.

Apply to FRCC

2) Required Informational Session

The Vet Assistant information session is available online (via youtube). Please contact us if you have any questions after watching the information session.  

Information Session

3) Meet Your Advisor

Meet with your HSW Pathways Advisor to further discuss the Veterinary Assistant program. HSW Pathways Advisors are located in the Advising and Career Center, Mount Antero building, Room 450. You can make an appointment in person or over the phone at 970-204-8332.

4) Apply to the Program

Submit the Veterinary Assistant Application.
note: Applications are only accepted online.

  • Applications are only accepted online starting March 1st of each calendar year and ending in August at the start of the fall semester. 
  • Admission into the Veterinary Assistant program is a separate step from admission to the college.
  • You MUST attach the required documentation to the application!
  • You will then be placed on the class list or waiting list for entry into the program. We will try to contact you within two weeks to let you know where you stand.

Veterinary Assistant Application


If you have any questions regarding VET Assistant information or admission into the program please contact the Program Director Kimberly Schmidt at 970-204-8670, or the Pathways Advising and Career Center at 970-204-8332.

See Program Overview


Feel free to reach out to our team.

Program Director

Kim Schmidt, CVT, VTS