University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program
Thinking about the Pre-Veterinary program at UH Mānoa?
Whether you’re in High School, attending UH, or already looking to apply to veterinary schools, let us help you! You’ll find helpful guides, information, and other aides throughout the page.
Animal Science Undergraduate Program at UH
Animal Sciences (ANSC) is the application of experimental investigation, cutting edge technology, and other scientific principles for the advancement of efficient and environmentally friendly animal agriculture and improved food quality and safety.
This webpage will give you helpful information on the Animal Science major.
Check it out: Animal Science Undergraduate Program
Veterinary Studies at Windward Community College
Windward Community College provides programs in both veterinary assisting (certificate) and veterinary technology (associates).
“Windward Community College’s Associate in Science in Veterinary Technology combines traditional classroom instruction with intensive hands-on laboratory and practical experience utilizing live animals in a clinical setting. Students enrolled in the program will receive training in pharmacology, radiology, anesthesiology, surgical assisting, dentistry, nutrition, and veterinary office procedures and will learn how to perform over 130 skill sets deemed essential by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).”
Check it out: WCC Veterinary Studies
American Veterinary Medical Association
“The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), founded in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 86,500 U.S. veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services.
The AVMA provides information resources, continuing education opportunities, publications, and discounts on personal and professional products, programs, and services. The AVMA indicates that it lobbies for animal friendly legislation within a framework that supports the use of animals for human purposes (e.g., food, fiber, research, companionship).”
Check it out: American Veterinary Medical Association
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
“The member institutions of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges promote and protect the health and well being of people, animals and the environment by advancing the profession of veterinary medicine and preparing new generations of veterinarians to meet the evolving needs of a changing world.”
The website provides valuable resources for those planning to apply to veterinary school. Find scholarships, get tips on applying to vet school, and search for accredited programs.
Check it out: AAVMC
U.S Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
“The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is responsible for protecting and promoting U.S. agricultural health, administering the Animal Welfare Act, and carrying out wildlife damage management activities.”
Check it out: USDA APHIS
The Pathway to Becoming a Vet – Veterinarianedu.org
This site is perfect for resources regarding the steps that one needs to becoming a veterinarian. Starting from the education aspects, internship and exam processes to earning your licence to practice and maintaining your Vet Tech/Veterinarian credentials within your respective state, this website has it all!
Check it out: http://www.veterinarianedu.org/
In addition, they also have a page about becoming a veterinary technician in Hawaii.
Check it out: http://www.veterinarianedu.org/hawaii-vet-tech/
UHM Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center (PAC)
“The Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center (PAC) is a walk-in resource center for students interested in law, medicine (allopathic, chiropractic, naturopathic, osteopathic, podiatric), or the health sciences (dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, etc.).”
Check it out: PAC
UHM Manoa Career Center (MCC)
“Our Primary Mission is to partner with both On-campus and Off-campus employers to empower UH Mānoa students to engage in career life planning through awareness, exploration, experience, and reflection.”
Check it out: MCC