Prerequisites

The Veterinary Nursing Program requires prerequisite courses which must be completed by June 1 of the year the student wishes to begin the Program.

To be considered for admission, an applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 and a minimum of a 2.5 grade-point average of the last 12 credits completed and a minimum of a 2.0 grade in all math and science courses.

Completion of at least 28 credits of the University graduation requirements or transfer equivalents with a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or higher including:

  • One of the following: (Mathematics 101 and 103) or (Mathematics 103 and 114) or (Mathematics 116 or 124 or 132 or 152H).
  • Biological Science 161 and 171.
  • Tier I writing course.
  • Additional credits selected from an Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities course numbered below 211, an Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities course numbered 211 or higher, an Integrative Studies in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences 200-level course, and an Integrative Studies in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences 300-level course.

If you believe you have completed these requirements at another College or University within the state of Michigan, you may visit the MSU transfer equivalency web-page to determine course equivalents.

If you believe you have completed these requirements at another College or University outside of the state of Michigan, please contact our advising office for transfer equivalency assistance.