Veterinary Science Academy

  • vetTarpon Springs High School
    1411 Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs
    (727) 943-4900

    To attend this program, parents must submit an online application during the Application Period. The Application Period usually takes place in January.

    This academy offers a rigorous, relevant, integrated curriculum featuring an emphasis on hands-on practical and problem-solving learning. Students operate a doggy day care, groom animals, and serve as surgical assistants to veterinarians during live animal surgery in the on-site surgical suite. This academy prepares students for careers in:
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Veterinary day care
    • Grooming and agility
    • Veterinary technology
    Typical career paths include, but are not limited to:
    • Veterinarian
    • Veterinary surgical assistant
    • Veterinary technician
    • Veterinary technologist
    • Research
    • Zoo
    • Aquariums
    • Farms