STEM Career

By Natalia Reyes

Veterinarian

A Veterinarian provides health care, diagnoses illnesses,treats wounds, and performs surgery on all types of animals Vets can specialize in working with large animals, small pets, or exotic animals.



the things you must do to become a vet are

1. Get good grades

2. Take advanced science

3. Go to four-year college, majoring in science

4. Go to veterinary school for four years to earn a doctorate

5. Complete a one-year internship

6. You're a veterinarian!

7. Take additional courses to specialize (for example, in surgery, emergency care, dental care, etc.)


Required Education: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

licensing Requirements: License is required in all states; candidates must pass the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam and any additional state exams

Average Salary (2013): $96,140


Bachelor's Degree


Students who wish to enter a veterinary program typically obtain bachelor's degrees in science-related areas.some veterinary programs don't require students to hold four-year degrees but students may experience difficulty getting admittance into veterinary programs without degrees.


Colleges:

A&M: location-

401 Joe Routt Boulevard College Station, TX 77843, Major-Animal Breeding, Size-large, student faculty ratio-20:1, Application Requirements-SAT or ACT, number that apply- 772, and number that are accepted-650,



Dakota state university: location-

820 Washington Avenue North, Madison, SD 57042, Major-Computer Graphics, Size-small, student faculty ratio-16:1, Application Requirements-SAT or ACT


Colleges:

A&M: location-

401 Joe Routt Boulevard College Station, TX 77843, Major-Animal Breeding, Size-large, student faculty ratio-20:1, Application Requirements-SAT or ACT, number that apply- 772, and number that are accepted-650,




Dakota state university: location-

820 Washington Avenue North, Madison, SD 57042, Major-computer graphics, Size-small, student faculty ratio-16:1, Application Requirements-SAT or ACT

sources

bigfuture.collegeboard.org and google